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Seoul city to create tourist pass to promote PyeongChang Olympics

All Headlines 17:24 April 05, 2017

SEOUL, April 5 (Yonhap) -- The Seoul city government said Wednesday it will create a new travel pass for visitors during the upcoming 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.

The Olympics will kick off on Feb. 8 next year for a 17-day run in PyeongChang, 180 kilometers east of Seoul, and the surrounding area.

The special pass to be launched in November will be used for visits to tourist attractions in Gangwon Province in addition to 16 locations in the capital city designated under the Discover Seoul Pass, the city government said.

Foreign participants pose with the mascots of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics during a promotion event in Toronto on April 3, 2017, in this photo provided by the Korea Tourism Organization the next day. (Yonhap)

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