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[Korea] Get Your Ticket to the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games

The 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games is taking place from January 29 through February 5 at the areas around Gangneung-si and Pyeongchang-gun in Gangwon-do Province. The Special Olympics World Winter Games are an international sports competition for people with intellectual disabilities. This year the Special Olympics World Winter Games will host 3,300 athletes from 111 countries.

Tickets to the Special Olympics are 10,000won and are available to purchase online or at the venues. The purchase of a ticket allows entrance to all the Olympic events taking place and also comes with the added bonus of 20 discount coupons to festivals and tourist attractions in Gangwon-do Province. With the Special Olympics ticket, admission to the Pyeongchang Trout Festival, Samyang EcoGreen Campus (Old Samyang Ranch), and Herbnara Farm are available at half-price and entry to the Lee Hyo-seok Memorial Hall and Pyeongchang Donggang Freshwater Fish Ecology Center is free.

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< 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games PyeongChang Kicks off on January 29 >
Venue: Gangneung-si and Pyeongchang-gun (Alpensia Resort and Yongpyong Resort) Gangwon-do
Period: January 29 – February 5, 2013
Ticket price: 10,000won
Ticket Purchase: Available online or on-site
• Online reservation: Interpark ticket (Korean)
• On-site purchase – Travel Centers at train stations, Alpensia Resort Convention Center 1F, Gangneung Indoor Ice Rink 1F, Yongpyong Resort Tower Condo 1F
List of coupons
Leisure sites:
Alpensia Resort / Yongpyong Resort – up to 50% discount on ski lift, ski rental, sled field admission, etc
Festival:
Pyeongchang trout festival: 50% discount on admission ticket
Tourist sites:
Samyang EcoGreen Campus, Hubnara Farm: 50% discount on admission ticket
Lee Hyo-seok Memorial Hall, Pyeongchang Donggang Freshwater Fish Ecology Center: free admission
Ojukheon House & Ojukheon Municipal Museum, Jeongdongjin Sun Cruise Resort sculpture Park, Samcheok Sea Train, Haslla Art World: 50% discount on admission
Jeongseon Auraji Rail Bike: 50% discount on the bike ride
Transportation:
KORAIL: 5,000won discount on train tickets (only available when the tickets are purchased at Train Station Travel Center)
Homepage:
2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games: http://2013sopoc.org/hb/game (Korean, English)
Gangwon-do Province: www.gangwon.to (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
Inquiries: +82-2-725-2013 (Korean)
1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-33-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

Courtesy of 2013 PyeongChang Special Olympics Winter Games World Competition Organization Committee

Date
01/22/2013
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