Lotte World opened on July 12, 1989, starting the era of
full-scale theme parks in Korea. It was registered in the
Guinness World Records as the largest indoor theme
park in the world on 1995. Moreover, it is regarded as one
of the world's best theme parks along with Disneyland in
the US and Japan (one of the world's TOP 10 theme
parks selected by Forbes Magazine). It is visited by over 8
million customers on the average in a year, and the
number of total visitors since its opening in July 1989
passed the 90 million mark. Foreign visitors account for
10% of the total visitors, and this shows that Lotte World is
now one of the world-renowned tourist attractions in
Korea as well as a favorite theme park among Koreans.
Unlike an amusement park, which mainly consists of
playing facilities, it features various attractions such as
boarding facilities, buildings, shows & parades, foods &
beverages, souvenirs, etc., with a common storyline
based on a specific theme. Thus, visitors can have a
series of enjoyable experiences within an unusual
atmosphere. In Korea, Lotte World opened the era of full-scale
theme park in July 1989 starting with the theme "Small
Lotte World is a large-scale Complex Life Town (CLT) where department store, hotel, duty-free shop, and large discount store are all located at a single site, in addition to theme park. Moreover, Lotte World is the perfect place where you can enjoy everything (sightseeing, leisure, shopping, culture, and even sports) in one place.
It is a place full of dreams and adventures with Magic Castle as the center and where the scenery of medieval European village creates a romantic atmosphere. It houses various attractions perfect for dating, including large-scale thrilling play facilities such as "Gyro Drop," "Gyro Swing," "Atlantis," etc. In Magic Island, which features Young Zone, you can enjoy colorful festivals and events such as "Cherry Blossom Festival," which inspires a romantic atmosphere around the lake.
As the largest indoor theme park in the world, Adventure was established with the theme "Small World." It will bring new pleasure to customers whenever they visit with various playing facilities where they can enjoy electrifying thrill until 11 PM at night, 365 days a year, regardless of weather, with spectacular shows and festivals over 70 times a day. In addition, various character products with Lotty and Lorry as the main characters and food & beverage service will make you have an even more memorable time during your stay at the Adventure.
The Folk Museum of Lotte World is a breathing cultural space where you can pleasantly understand and view five millennia of history and traditional culture. Unlike existing museums where the arrange-type exhibition concept is applied, it helps all local and foreign people without special knowledge understand Korean culture with fun and ease by applying various exhibition techniques, such as diorama direction, miniature model, restored remains, etc. You can experience fun and excitement unique to Korean people through the permanent theater where you can watch traditional Korean percussion quartet (samulnori), mask dance (talchum), traditional Korean outdoor performances (madangnori), etc., and a traditional marketplace where you can savor the loud, noisy atmosphere.
The largest ice rink in Korea is contributing to wholesome, healthy leisure life for Koreans. You can enjoy healthy sports with family, friends, or lovers and make happy memories amid the beautiful lighting and various entertainment facilities.
It is a convenient shopping center for customers who value dignity and elegance. Various shops for clothing (according to age and gender), goods & articles, and household items including luxury boutiques are located on each floor. Moreover, various convenience facilities are being operated to provide the ultimate shopping experience.
As a unique shopping place combining both discount and outlet stores, it is evenly equipped with famous brands' fashion items, not to mention fresh, low-priced foods and good-quality household items. You can experience a comparable level of department-store customer service at a spacious, pleasant store.
It is equipped with various facilities such as 535 rooms of various grades, 10 restaurants and bars, 6 banquet halls including an international conference room, executive floor for businessmen, sauna, etc. It is the perfect spot for staying among international businessmen and visitors of Lotte World because it is located near the Korea Trade Center. It also provides the best premium service and comfort for local and foreign people as a five-star hotel in Korea.