Korea's Lotte World shut down for safety concerns

Posted Monday, January 8, 2007 9:42 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Citing safety concerns, Seoul's biggest amusement park, Lotte World, announced yesterday it will shut down all facilities for four months and undergo a full-scale renovation. Lotte World has been under fire for ignoring expert warnings about its aging facilities, despite a series of accidents including the death of an employee who fell off the roller coaster last year.

Read more from The Korea Herald.

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Monday, January 8, 2007 9:16 PM
Just my luck. I was planning on going to Lotte World next week. Those two Intamin coasters looked good. I guess I have to wait until next time.

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