The Ultimate Muslim-Friendly Guide To Lotte World In South Korea


Syahirah Mazlan •  Aug 22, 2023

What's a visit to South Korea if you don't check out Lotte World? We're thrilled to guide you through an adventure that's not only brimming with excitement but also tailored to meet your Muslim-friendly needs. From gravity-defying rides to delectable halal treats, Lotte World has it all, and we're here to ensure your visit is filled with joy, laughter, and unforgettable memories. So fasten your seatbelts, and let's dive into the ultimate Muslim-friendly guide to Lotte World in South Korea!

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Getting there

Located in Jamsil, Seoul, there are many ways to get to Lotte World.

By train

  • Take the subway Line 2 or 8 to Jamsil Station.
  • Exit 4 will take you directly to Lotte World.
  • The journey time is approximately 35 minutes.
  • The fare is ₩2,600 (around SGD2.63).

By bus:

  • Take the bus number 168, 202, or 271 to Lotte World.
  • The bus stop is located in front of Lotte World.
  • The journey time is approximately 40 minutes.
  • The fare is ₩1,250 (around SGD1.27).

By private hire:

  • Take a taxi or Uber to Lotte World (although a little more pricey)
  • The journey time is approximately 20 minutes.
  • The fare will depend on the traffic conditions.

  • The opening hours of Lotte World are 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

Ticket prices

  • The ticket price for adults is ₩59,000 (around SGD59.80)
  • The ticket price for children is ₩49,000 (around SGD49.80)

You can purchase tickets online or at the ticket booth at Lotte World.

Buy your tickets here!

Halal Food Near Lotte World

1. Eid Restaurant

A fan-favourite of all who frequent Korea, this halal Korean restaurant is still open! Specialising in authentic Korean cuisine, its delicious dishes are incredibly memorable. Try their Beef Bulgogi, one of the most ordered dishes at Eid Restaurant. Made with Halal Beef from Australia, Eid ensures that their Bulgogi is homemade with no pre-packaged sauces or MSG added!

Halal Status: Halal-certified by Korea Muslim Federation. A mosque is available nearby for prayers.
Address: 67, Usadan-ro 10-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 04408 South Korea
Opening hours: 11.30am- 9pm daily (closed on Mondays)

2. Osegyehyang

From taking off your shoes to sitting on the floor on a cushion, eating here was absolutely delightful. Especially with the super delicious food! Find this restaurant at the Insa-dong shopping area, it's the perfect place to relax and unwind after a long day of shopping.

Halal Status: Korea Muslim-Friendly Certified. Alcohol may be served on the premises, so do dine with discretion.
Address: 14-5 Insadong 12-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea (Turn off Insadong Road into Insadong 12-gil (lane), walk to the end, and you’ll see the restaurant.)
Opening hours: Mon,Wed, Fri (11.30am-9pm); Tues (11.30am-3.30pm, 5pm-9pm); Sat,Sun (11.30am-4pm, 5pm-9pm);closed on Thursdays

3. Jipbab Kimseonseang

If you've ordered pre-packed halal dosirak (a packed meal which consists of rice, meat and side dishes) made by the halal-certified Starcatering (you can check out their website here!) for your travels around various parts of Korea, you'll be glad to know that they've opened a new physical stall in Itaewon, under the name, Jipbab Kimseonseang! You can know have their halal dosirak here too! Take your pick from a range of lunch boxes like beef bulgogi, dakgalbi (chicken ribs), jjukkumi (grilled baby octopus) and more! Not to mention that each box comes with kimchi, omelette, vegetables, salad and anchovies.

They also have other equally scrumptious dishes on their menu such as double-fried chicken with their house-made soy-garlic sauce, kimchi jjigae, pajeon (Korean pancake) and more!

Halal status: Korea Halal-certified
Address: 04345 28, Noksapyeong-daero 46-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, Korea
Opening hours: 11am-7pm daily; closed on weekends (subject to changes)


Prayer Space

Time for prayer? Find solace in Lotte World's prayer room located on the 3rd floor of Adventure indoor park, near the Jungle Adventure Boat exit door. To access, ring the bell at the entrance 2-3 times, and our staff will assist you.

Location: Adventure 1F, beside the Folk Museum elevator

Must-Try Rides

Atlantis: Brace yourself for twists, turns, and a 72-degree drop on this water roller coaster. It's a splash of excitement you won't want to miss!

Gyro Swing: Swing up to 70 meters in the air and take in breathtaking views of the park. It's like flying high with the wind beneath your wings!

Bumper Cars: Classic and always a blast, challenge your friends and family to a hilarious bumper car showdown.

Are you excited yet? Lotte World is a treasure trove of adventures and delightful halal experiences!

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