Well actually it wasn't the day, it was more like 2 or so hours. Of course we got there pretty late. The zoo closes at 7 pm and we got there around 5 pm. But I would recommend going around 2 or 3 pm if you are going just for the zoo. There is a botanical garden and animal shows as well. The Zoo is so easy to get to, it is right off of Seoul Grand Park subway station on the light blue line #4, after this you just follow the long path to the zoo. We paid 9,000 won ($9) for the zoo admission, elephant train and the sky lift to bring us to the top of the hill in the zoo.
A map of the zoo.
We wanted a picture of our reflection. Also, showing all the different activities you can do here. Seoul Land, an amusement park, is also located here.
Here is the elephant train to transport us to the lift.... too cute.
I see the sky lifts!
Of course, there was a massive line to get on the lifts. But the line was steadily moving, so we got on in no time. The ride took about 10 minutes, and we got some great views of the park.
I don't remember most of the names of the animals I saw, but here is a wolf.
Hmmm.... where to next?
Oh here's a cute animal, too bad I can't remember the name.
I see a nice purse............ Just kidding!
Group-ie....my dates for the day!
There were a lot of animals we missed out on because we went too late and it was too dark. Which is why I would suggest going earlier in the day. The park for now closes at 7 pm. Overall, my experience at the zoo wasn't the best. The animals looked a little depressed to me. Some of them were just constantly pacing back and forth in their cages. The cages were also quite small and didn't have much in them. I've seen waaaaay better zoos. I think this zoo needs a huge face lift with the spaces they give these animals. I would have to say my favorite park was the sky lift! But, it was nice to see something different.
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