The Pyeongchang 2018 article provides a more specific guide to the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in 2018.
Pyeongchang district

Pyeongchang (평창) is a city and a county in Gangwon. The city will host the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Get in

By train

Currently Wonju has the closest train station. Better train connections from Seoul to here are being built as part of the preparations for the Olympics.

By air

Pyeongchang is a large district, and depending on where you want to visit it may be quicker to take a bus or train from Seoul than to fly to distant Yangyang airport.

Get around

Cable car


Woljeongsa Temple Buddha
One of the entrance gates at Wolijeongsa
Korea Botanic Garden
Dragon Valley (Yongpyong) ski resort



Buckwheat jelly


Inns/Hotels There are many local inns/hotels around at reasonable prices ranging from ₩15,000 and up.

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