Seoul Grand Park is a zoo located at the base of Mt. Cheonggye in Gwacheon.  There is a wide variety of animals habitats, including a large insect pavilion, a dolphin show and recently remodeled giraffe viewing area.

Getting there: Take Line Four (light blue) to the Seoul Grand Park Station.  Travel from central Seoul takes around 30 minutes.  Admission is cheap: 3,000 won for adults, 2,000 won for children.

Click here for the park’s official English-language site.