Let’s start in the mountain cluster, which sits in the Caucasus Mountains.
The biathlon and alpine skiing center in Krasnaya Polyana.
It’s the hub of the outdoor mountain sports.
The stands at the biathlon center.
The RusSki Gorki Jumping Center, which will host the ski-jumping events.
The jump from below.
There’s nothing around there.
The Rosa Khutor Alpine Center, which hosts the skiing events.
The lift at Rosa Khutor.
It doesn’t get cold by the coast, but the mountains have unpredictable weather.
Rosa Khutor Extreme Park at night, from a distance.
The aerials course at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park.
The half-pipe — which will host bobsled and skiing events — at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park.
The Olympic Village at the mountain cluster.
The recently constructed base, with hotels and resorts, at the mountain cluster.
The Sanki Sliding Center, which will host bobsled, skeleton, and luge.
The start house.
The inside of the track.
The coastal cluster sits on the Black Sea. The arenas are right next to each other.
It’s also home to the Olympic Park, Main Olympic Village, and media center.
The Olympic Village.
Fisht Olympic Stadium will host the opening and closing ceremonies.
The stadium has yet to open. The Opening Ceremony will be its first test.
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The roof is translucent, and it will be converted into a soccer stadium after the games.
It’s beautiful at night.
Not so much during the day.
The Bolshoy Ice Dome is the most striking arena.
It will host the ice hockey finals — the main event of the entire Olympics.
During the day.
The view from across the Olympic Park.
Its roof iscoated with thousands of lights.
Hardly the view you’d expect at a Winter Olympics.
Iceberg Skating Palace will host the figure skating and short-track speed skating events.
It has a more radical design than the other arenas.
It’s a moveable arena, meaning it can be dismantled and reconstructed somewhere else after the Olympics.
Adler Arena, an understated venue that will host long-track speed skating.
Shayba Arena is the secondary hockey arena.
At 7,000 seats, it’ll be an intimate environment for hockey.
The media center.
Inside the media center
The center of the Olympic Park, which will be heavily guarded.
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