South Korea spent over $1 billion on these mega-venues for the 2018 Winter Olympics — take a look
| Leanna Garfield
1/13/2018 3:39 PM EST
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When a city is chosen to host the Olympics, the country's government usually shells out hundreds of millions to build extravagant venues for the athletes and fans.
The 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea will be no exception.
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The Korean central government has taken on half of the $62.6 million in costs for building a new stadium for the winter games' opening and closing ceremonies in Pyeongchang. The country has also...
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