Christmas At Lotte World - The World's Largest Indoor Theme Park!
by: -RoG-


After the prism room, we made our way out of the maze and people whirled by on this indoor roller coaster.

Off in the distance, we noticed there were hot air balloons you could ride on for a full 360 degree scenic tour of Lotte World.
(And no, they weren't real hot air balloons.)

It may have been the middle of the week, but Lotte World had no shortage on crowds.

Go fish.

Generally speaking, when I'm at an amusement park, I prefer treats like cotton candy or funnel cakes.
At Lotte World, however, you can partake in peanut buttered roast squid. Who wants some?

A mere mirror maze simply cannot compare with the Third gate-Chamber of Secret.

A classic spinning teacup ride sounds so much cooler when it's called the Drunken Basket.

So that's why it's called the Drunken Basket... you'd have to be drunk to ride near a huge cobra.

Strange little game where you direct a remote-controlled car to push a prize out.

Out of the blue, a ton of girls dressed in Santa suits appeared on a nearby stage and began to play some holiday tunes...

Rock and Roll Christmas!

Jingle Bell Swing!

Another view of one end of Lotte World including large "Happy Christmas" ball.

Monkeying around.

The Conquistador swings people back 'n forth on the high seas.

Thar she blows!

One of the indoor monorail trains passes by.

Looks like he made a pirate pal.

Another monorail train.

Suddenly, without any notification on the overhead speakers or anything, a Christmas parade started up right
where we were standing. Elves on roller-blades, mice in ornate go-karts... oh this is gonna be good.

Dear Santa - this is what I want to do a daily commute in.

The Happy Christmas Parade is here and Santa Claus has a frickin' laser on it!

More elves and random Christmas characters, including some guys on stilts with large candy canes.

I guess they're making sure that people avoid Santa's laser.

Holy crap, Santa is using some seriously advanced technology to make his annual delivery of gifts.

And now, before more photos, here's some of my footage of the Lotte World daytime 2011 Christmas parade.

There's still more madness from Lotte World to see!
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Reader Comments

Forum Chaos Lord
Dec 21st, 2011, 04:00 PM
I love how surreal this is. RoG, thank you for sharing your trip with us!
Billy Champman's Friend
Dec 21st, 2011, 05:01 PM
Hi ROG, These pictures are equally as cool as the last batch you posted. It is awesome that you and RE were generous enough to share them. I hope you both have a happy and cheerful Christmas!
Cranberry Everything
Dec 21st, 2011, 05:32 PM
Absolutely amazing! It's also incredible to me how much stuff is written/spoken in English.
Forum Virgin
Dec 21st, 2011, 05:53 PM
Why don't we have something this awesome in the US?
Freelance Artist
Dec 21st, 2011, 10:49 PM
I completely would have spent all my money in that crane machine full of The Simpsons, trying to get that sushi-cat!
The Claw of Justice
Dec 21st, 2011, 11:43 PM
I want to live in this place.
Cat Scratch Fever!
Dec 22nd, 2011, 11:25 AM
That prisim maze looks insanely awesome! How did you and Re manage to make it out without getting lost in there? By the way kids pushing you through the maze dosen't count Sigh if only Six Flags and Disneyworld were this epic.
Dec 22nd, 2011, 06:48 PM
Damn, you make Lotte World look so awesome I have to get there someday. Thanks for sharing your trip!
Dec 23rd, 2011, 01:32 PM
Did you ride the French Revelution?
Pickled Patriarch
Dec 23rd, 2011, 09:11 PM
MasterV - I've been asking myself that same question ever since we left Lotte World. I wish we had something like that place in the States. I'd get a season pass in a heartbeat. It absolutely destroys theme parks like Disney World if you ask me.

MeowMixMaster - The kids who thought I was Dracula pushed us through, so I guess they helped us out in a way haha. But yeah, when we were in that prism room, I thought I may have accidentally trapped myself in the Phantom Zone.

A-Bomb - It's absolutely worth paying a visit to. They give discounts if you go with a friend too. I think our two tickets to see everything was less than 50 bux. Not bad for a full day of nonstop entertainment.

10,000 Volt Ghost - We went on pretty much everything, except for the log flume ride which was being repaired at the time and some of the little rides for kids. Everything we went on was a lot of fun. I still couldn't believe how long the Sindbad ride was... they clearly put a TON of work into that one.
Jan 2nd, 2012, 07:41 PM
It just now hit me that you do kinda look vampiric with that slicked hair of yours.
Forum Virgin
Jan 3rd, 2012, 01:50 AM
BishiBashiSpecial was my all time favourite PS1 game, knowing an arcade version exists makes my year!

Dammit -RoG-, why didnt you buy me one? WWWHHHHHHYYYYY......?????
Forum Virgin
Feb 9th, 2012, 12:59 PM
They were calling you Dracula and you WEREN'T wearing the Count Pop shirt?

Also, that thing about the cat being a ghost already sounds like a fun (compared to saddening) version of one of the parts of Allegro Non Troppo.
Good Ol' Chum
Feb 12th, 2012, 09:00 PM

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