Lotte World Folk Museum

Gangnam & Southern Seoul

The Folk Museum at Lotte World uses imaginative techniques like dioramas, scale models and moving waxworks to bring scenes from Korean history to life. The price is included in the day-pass ticket for Lotte World Adventure & Magic Island.

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1. Lotte World

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This huge complex includes an amusement park, an ice-skating rink, a cinema multiplex, a department store, a folk museum, a shopping mall, a hotel,…

2. Lotte World Adventure & Magic Island

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Lotte World Adventure & Magic Island is a mainly indoor Korean version of Disneyland, complete with ‘flying’ balloons, 3D films, laser and music shows,…

3. Lotte World Tower

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Completed in early 2017, Seoul's latest landmark is the 555m-high Lotte World Tower – the tallest skyscraper in Korea (and sixth highest in the world)…

4. World Peace Gate

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5. Seoul Olympic Museum

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7. Seoul Baekje Museum

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8. Olympic Park

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