2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Promotion and Experience Center is a place
where you can pre-experience the upcoming Winter Olympics.
It is open all year-round and you can enjoy it with a free admission.
There are photo zones of the themes of snowboard, ski, bobsleigh, and cute mascots.
Soohorang, the mascot of 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics is a white tiger,
symbolic of the protector for the Olympic players, representatives, supporters and other participants.
Ban-dabi, another mascot of 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics is an Asiatic black bear
which is a representative animal of Gangwon Province.
The name, ‘Ban-dabi’ is coming from 'bandal' (half-moon) shaped white patch on its chest and 'bi' (monument),
having the meaning of commemorating the big game.
These are the figures, the most popular with visitors.
These wooden figures are life-sized and expressing dynamic movements realistically.
You can enjoy great films on a large screen, wearing 3D glasses at the 4D experience center.
You can feel the wind and hear the vivid sounds while watching 3D films such as ski jump and bobsleigh there.
The VR Experience Hall is for virtual experience of realistic Olympic Games with a 360 degree-revolving screen.
In addition to that, the introduction of the Winter Olympics, the past efforts for the Olympics,
and expectations for the opening ceremony are presented by various exhibits and images.