I've seen all kinds of things in the subway, but a bug festival in a a subway stop....who would have thought!  Not this Texas girl!  As soon as a friend told me about this I KNEW it was something my kids would LOVE to do!   I gathered as much information as I could (considering the website is in Korean) and headed out for a day of fun with a friend & all of our kids ~ 2 moms, 7 kids & LOTS of creatures!
This is what I know: 
The bug festival is open 365 days a year!
 It is in the Sindang subway stop. 
The cost is 10,000 won per person - under age 3 is free.
Have more than 3 children?  You get a 20% discount!  :o)
It runs from 10AM-6PM each day.
There are signs like the one above all over the subway stop directing you to the festival.
We spent about 3 hours at the bug festival.
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This is the first thing we saw upon entry - Our insane guide showing us the 'poisonous' part of the scorpion. (All I wanted to do is CRUSH that little creature.)
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Girl missing pet tarantulas, Rosie & Guess (RIP).
The bug festival was pretty cool.  Each area had a different guide telling all about all the fun creatures.  The guides were awesome and seemed to be very knowledgeable even though we had a language barrier.
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Kids catching crickets.
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Our little friend R was loving the water bugs!
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These little beetles are pretty popular in Korea. Girl has already asked to have one as a pet.
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Isn't he CUTE?!?!
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This guy kind of freaks me out.
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Just hanging out....
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The circle of life....
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Check out how he is wrapped around Boy 2's leg. He said it gave him a pretty good squeeze.
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After the snake gave Boy 2 a good squeeze on the leg our guide the wrapped the snake around Girls neck. WHAT?!?!? This freaked me out just a little. I was ready to pounce if he started squeezing.
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Snakes really are cool creatures.
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But my favorite had to be this Iguana.
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He totally had personality. If they didn't stink so much we might have one as a pet.
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Boy 3 really didn't want that big snake around his neck, but he was fine with this guy.
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Snake poo - who knew it has so many shapes and sizes...
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If I saw this Kangaroo Mouse hopping around my house I WOULD FREAK OUT. He was the Tasmanian Devil of mice.
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Pretty proud picture moment. I took picture THROUGH bars, this was my 2nd try. :)
The bug festival was cool and all, but once you have had Jungle Jim in your own back yard - well, that is just hard to beat.  :)
Kelly
8/28/2012 07:17:01 pm

Man that is so awesome. My kids would LOVE this. We are so there!

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kathie
8/31/2012 03:12:52 am

Great pictures!

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Tina
12/26/2012 06:25:41 am

I have come across your blog several times and I love it! Your pictures are always on point and your writing makes me feel like we are friends! Thank you for doing this blog! Keep up the good work!!! :o)

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Trish
12/26/2012 07:35:52 am

Thank you for all the kind words Tina!

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Kyle
1/24/2013 11:13:29 am

Is the bug exhibit at Sindang line 2 or line 6?

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Trish
1/25/2013 06:15:43 am

Kyle,
I took line 6 to Sindang. I know I didn't walk far after getting off the subway. There were signs for the bug festival all over the place.

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