This article uses bare URLs, which are uninformative and vulnerable to link rot. Please consider converting them to full citations to ensure the article remains verifiable and maintains a consistent citation style. Several templates and tools are available to assist in formatting, such as Reflinks (documentation), reFill (documentation) and Citation bot (documentation). (August 2022) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)

Legoland Korea Resort
LocationJungdo Island, Chuncheon, Gangwon Province
StatusOperating
OpenedMay 5, 2022 (2022-05-05)[a]
OwnerMerlin Entertainments
Operated byMerlin Entertainments
ThemeLego
Attractions
Total18
Roller coasters1
Water rides3
Websitehttps://www.legoland.kr/

Legoland Korea is a theme park in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, South Korea. It opened on May 5, 2022, and is the first and only Legoland on an island. Legoland Korea Resort covers 280,000 square meters (3.01 million square feet), making it the world's second largest Legoland theme park after Legoland New York and the largest in Asia.[1]

History

Gangwon Province and Merlin Entertainment Group signed an MOA on the Legoland Korea Resort Development Project on September 1, 2011.[2] A representative of Gangwon Province noted, "Legoland Korea, if opening, will attract two million tourists annually, create 9,800 jobs and boost local tax revenue by 4.4 billion won."[2] The theme park officially opened on May 5, 2022.[3][4][a]

Notes

  1. ^ a b A soft opening occurred earlier on April 2, 2022.

References

  1. ^ "Korea's own Legoland to open next May". September 28, 2021.
  2. ^ a b Hong-goo, Gee (July 18, 2013). "Legoland Korea starts countdown for formal contract". The Maeil Business Newspaper. Maeil Business Newspaper. Retrieved July 18, 2013.
  3. ^ Hae-rin, Lee (March 28, 2022). "Legoland to open in Chuncheon May 5". The Korea Times. Korea Times. Retrieved March 28, 2022.
  4. ^ "Legoland Korea Resort opens as the tenth Legoland worldwide". InPark Magazine. May 9, 2022. Retrieved July 2, 2022.

Coordinates: 37°53′02″N 127°41′49″E / 37.883889°N 127.696886°E / 37.883889; 127.696886