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Korea Trip Day 4 ~ Lotte World

On Day 4, we had a relaxing morning before proceeding to Lotte World.


We chose Lotte World over Everland as it had an indoor section, which would be able to withstand any weather. When we arrived at Lotte World, it was already 12.30p.m. My enthusiastic daughter opted to go on rides before lunch, and by lunch time, we had gone on five different rides, with a repeat on one of the rides. The rides were Drunken Basket, Jumping Fish (Little An's favourite), Dragons Wild Shooting, Lotty Train and Eureka, which required us to pump on a piston in order to fly.

Jumping fish

Eureka

By 1 p.m., we saw people laying picnic mats, all ready for the parade, which we thought was at 1.30 p.m. We had to contend sitting behind someone's mat at 1.20 p.m. as there were no 'front seats'. To my surprise, the parade was actually at 2 p.m., so we waited for 40 minutes before some entertainers appeared. The children enjoyed the parade though and were thrilled when some performers gave them high fives. My friend's daughter even received a sweet from a dancer and she beamed in delight.


After the parade, we went on the hot air balloon ride, which gave us a bird's eye view of the indoor section of the theme park. The queue for the ride was 40 minutes so I purchased an ice cream for Little An to eat while we waited. She was thrilled!


We also went to the Folk Museum, but did not cover the whole place. The girls did a simple craft and I gave them a notebook each to draw what they saw. They were both earnest in their tasks.



For the rest of the day, we took the World Monorail, went on the Petit Beep Beep and Fantasy Dream rides and watched the Let's Dream Night Parade. A number of rides were for children above 110cm in height and my friend's daughter was turned away from a ride that we had wanted to go on. We were glad she could go on the Fantasy Dream ride as it was a hit with its many whimsical scenes along the way.


The night parade scored with the amazing movement of balloons and the short burst of fireworks at the end of the show.


We had an enjoyable day at Lotte World and the balloons that my friend bought for the two girls from Lotte World served as wonderful souvenirs from the trip. 😊

Here are other posts on the trip:
Korea Trip Day 1 - N Seoul Tower 
Korea Trip Day 2 Part 1 - Gyeongbokgung Palace and National Folk Museum of Korea 
Korea Trip Day 2 Part 2 - Children's Museum of the National Museum of Korea
Korea Trip Day 3 Part 1 - Petite France and Nami Island 
Korea Trip Day 3 Part 2 - Gangchon Rail Park
Korea Trip Day 5 Part 1 - Strawberry Picking and Strawberry jam making & Edelweiss Swiss Park 
Korea Trip Day 5 Part 2 - Garden of Morning Calm 

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