Seoul Land

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Coordinates: 37°26′3.17″N 127°1′11.91″E / 37.4342139°N 127.0199750°E / 37.4342139; 127.0199750

Seoul Land
Seoul Land.jpg
Created 1987
Visitors 3.5 million/year
Website English page
Seoul Land
Hangul 서울랜드
Revised Romanization Seoul raendeu
McCune–Reischauer Sŏul raendǔ

Seoul Land (or SeoulLand) is an amusement park in Gwacheon, a city in Gyeonggi-do province, South Korea. It is located in the Seoul Grand Park complex. It opened just before the 1988 Summer Olympics.[1] It has about 40 rides, including roller coasters, and movie theaters. Seasonal festivals are held in the park.[2] It is smaller than Everland, but closer to Seoul,[3] about one hour away from downtown. Approximately 3–3.5 million people visit the park in a year.[1][4][5] Roughly a third of its 300,000 m2 is green space, the rest being packed with the attractions.[1]

Exhibits[edit]

Seoul Land hosts a variety of temporary exhibits. These have included:

  • Early 2008: a Creation Science exhibit, organized by the Korea Association for Creation Research (KACR), which was visited by over 116,000 visitors during its three-month run[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Seoul Land, the ultimate playground". KBS World Radio website. 2011-06-21. 
  2. ^ Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee (2010). Frommer's South Korea. Frommer's. p. 156. ISBN 978-0-470-59154-3. 
  3. ^ Martin Robinson; Ray Bartlett; Rob Whyte (2007). Korea. Lonely Planet. p. 118. ISBN 978-1-74104-558-1. 
  4. ^ David Bennett (1998). Roller coaster: wooden and steel coasters, twisters, and corkscrews. Chartwell Books. p. 169. ISBN 0-7858-0885-X. 
  5. ^ Paul W. Beamish (2000). Asia-Pacific cases in strategic management. Irwin/McGraw-Hill. p. 308. ISBN 978-0-07-239545-7. 
  6. ^ Park, Soo Bin (2012-06-05). "South Korea surrenders to creationist demands". Nature 486 (7401): 14. doi:10.1038/486014a. PMID 22678257. Retrieved 2012-06-19.  edit

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