Metro Cities: What's left over after the Olympics leave town
From tourist traps, to rapid transit, to abandoned ruins, here's what a few Olympic host cities were left with once the athletes cleared out.
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As Pyeongchang enjoys its moment in the sun, here's a look at the legacy the Games have left on host cities of the past.
A park for London
This bouncy castle replica of Stonehenge by artist Jeremy Deller was installed in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to kick off its new life as a 560-acre park.
The site of the 2012 Games now features athletic facilities, trails, cafes and planned housing and office space in downtown London.
Rapid transit for Vancouver
Though not officially part of the west coast city's bid for the 2010 Winter Games, the $1.9 billion Canada Line is viewed by many as a legacy of the games. The rail link, which includes a stop in the former Olympic Village, connects to Vancouver's existing SkyTrain system and offers a city to airport link.
Financial ruin for Athens
Greece "welcomed home" the Olympic Games in 2004, but a few years after shelling out an estimated 7 billion euros the country went into a financial meltdown. Brand new venues have lain abandoned ever since, with some blaming the Games for worsening the collapse.
A suburb for Sydney
Another round for Beijing