Sochi 2014 Park to Be free for Rest of London 2012 Olympics

By Community | August 3, 2012

Sochi 2014 organizers have announced that Sochi.Park is to become free to visitors for the remainder of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

The park is located in London’s Kensington Gardens.

Organizers call the park a “winter wonderland in the middle of London summer”. Visitors to the park will be provided with high-tech interactive digital experiences that takes guests through Russia to Sochi, which includes a 4D chairlift ride up the Krasnodar mountains.

Dmitry Chernyshenko, Sochi 2014 President and CEO said: “We have always wanted as many people as possible to get a flavour of the Games in 2014. We are delighted that, thanks to our partners at Rosneft we are now able to share the amazing transformation that Sochi is undergoing and allow people to experience for themselves all that the Winter Games there in 2014 has to offer – all absolutely free to the public. I hope that even more Londoners and those visiting these great Games will be able to come and see it for themselves.”

Sochi.Park has an ice arena on which the largest ice spectacular ever to be staged outside Russia is being presented – “Sochi-Small Stories of a Big City”. It stars six Olympic and 18 World Champion ice skaters including Ilya Averbukh and Tatiana Navka.