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Pyeongchang

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Pyeongchang [1] is a city in Gangwon. The city will host the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Get in

Get around

  • Yang Yang International Airport - opened as of 2003
  • Bus System - There are various bus transportation that you can ride to get to PyeongChang

See

  • Daegwallyeong Sheep Farm, Hoenggye 3-ri
  • Odae-San Mountain One of the many famous mountains in Korea, known for its temples and waterfalls.

Do

Yongpyeong Ski Resort is a ski area located in Yongsan-ni, Doam-myeon, Pyeongchang. It's the oldest ski resort in South Korea. Some scenes from the film Winter Sonata were shot here.

Bokwang Phoenix Park Another famous ski resort in Korea. This is where Autumn Love Story was shot.

Buy

Eat

Gangwon Province is famous for tofu and Sanchae Bibimbap

Drink

Soju - Locals say that sojus from Gangwon Province has its own unique taste

Sleep

Inns/Hotels There are many local inns/hotels around at reasonable prices ranging from ₩15000 and up.

Get out

  • Seorak-san Mountain Arguably one of the most beautiful mountains on the peninsula (especially in the fall), it is the most visited mountains in South Korea. It is well known for the oddly shaped rocks, many waterfalls, and temples.
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Nearby port cities of Gangneung and Sokcho are another famous attraction

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