Located in the heart of the Seoul, Lotte World is really a suitable spot not only for entertainment but also sightseeing.
1. How to get there
Lotte World is located at Exit #4 of Jamsil station on subway line 2 and 8.
- From Myeongdong (About 40 minutes.)
Myeongdong Station (Line 4) – Transfer Dongdaemun history and culture park (Line 2) – Jamsil station (Line 2)
- From Hongdae/Hongik university (About 50 minutes.)
Hongik University Station (Line 2) – Jamsil station (Line 2)
- From Gangnam (About 22 minutes.)
Gangnam Station (Line 2) – Jamsil station (Line 2)
2. Ticket Price
Monday to Thursday: 9:30am-10:00pm
Friday to Sunday 9:30am-11:00pm
For more information please visit Lotteworld official website.
4. What to expect
Here is a famous theme park filled with thrilling rides, an ice rink, many kinds of parades as well as a folk museum, a beautiful lake, and much more. More than 6 million visitors are welcomed every year, and about 10% of the visitors who come from foreign countries. The structure makes great use of the natural sunlight, and it’s open for everyone all year round, regardless of the weather condition.
” Perfect Place for Thrilling Entertainment Fun and Rides ” is the slogan of Lotte World!
As for amusement park, Lotte World is divided into a ‘’Adventure’ theme the one is built inside the building, and another one outside is a ‘Magic Island’ theme which is next to Seokchonhosu Lake. (석촌호수)
‘Adventure’ has some districts which represents different countries with various kinds of facilities and worth shopping souvenir shops. You can take your time to watch colorful and vivid parades, numerous movies, laser shows, and a variety of exotic cuisines even during the holidays.
‘Magic Island’ locates outdoors, where the spectacular ‘Magic Castle’ is located as well as thrilling high-altitude rides that you would like it once you give it a try. Be sure to check out the tranquil walking trail around the lake when uplifting.
Moreover, one of the main reasons tourists are attracted to Lotte World is the exciting amusement rides. The Gyro Drop and Gyro Swing both are the top popular one – wanna enjoy a steep drop with an altitude of 70 meters, or you could taste the thrilling sensation of being inside a huge tornado. ((In some situations it’s better for visitors to take their shoes off before getting on because mostly likely they would come off during the high-speed ride.))
The Flume Ride is a long canoe flowing with a high-altitude wave, and the Spanish Pirate Ship swings at an electrifying 75 degrees. Not only the excitement of these rides, Lotte World also provides a variety of parades and laser shows as I mentioned before. More then hundreds performers sing and dance to music together in the World Carnival Parade, adding much more excitement to this theme park.
After enjoying these thrilling rides, do not miss skating on the ice rink as well as visiting the folk museum. The ice rink is located indoors on the B3 floor, and it is opened throughout the year! Its pleasant atmosphere is suitable for family and couples to have fun. The open hours are from 10:30 am – 10:30 pm, and it runs even during the holidays. Its facilities include restaurants, a ticket booth, a snack bar, a sports shop, a skate rental service, and a changing room as well.
On the other hand, The Folk Museum is one of most popular museums for foreign visitors. Folk cultural items are showed and these items go back more than 5,000 years in Korean history as well as miniature villages. The museum layout was set to attract the visitors’ attention and the displays are easy to understand. Besides, audio-visual devices and miniature models will help make it more enjoyable.
Don’t miss out its seasonal festivals and performances all year-round. The Parade starts 2 pm and 6 pm everyday.
Almost all Koreans at Lotte world are wearing headbands. Headbands make great gifts for children!
You can also buy a variety of souvenir in Lotteworld.
5. Discounted Ticket
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Source:Korean Tourism Organization /Lotte world official website
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