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The Seoul Zoo, located at the Seoul Grand Park, offers sights of the animal kingdom.

SEOUL -- When looking for something to do, many people consider the zoo at the Seoul Grand Park. The park offers visitors a glimpe of animal life with performances, interactive sessions and information displays. In fact, the national zoo has more than 3,200 animals from 358 species.

Besides the zoo, the park offers a botanical garden, insect pavilion and a children's zoo. The Museum of Contemporary Art is also located nearby.

There is a 3,000 Korean won entrance fee for adults. Children's tickets cost between 1,000 and 2,000 won. Inside, visitors will find restaurants, snack stands, a first aid station and baby stroller rentals. The park is open daily from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

The seal and dolphin show is a popular venue year-round, but the park charges a small additional entrance fee.

Seoul Grand Park is located in the Gwacheon of Seoul and has its own stop on the Blue Line, Line No. 4 on the Seoul Metropolitan Subway. Go to exit No. 2 and follow the signs to the park's entrance.

For information online, including recommended courses, visit http://grandpark.seoul.go.kr and click on the English link.

Page last updated Wed July 29th, 2009 at 00:00