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Robot Land: Robot Theme Park In Korea

Robot Land, a robot theme park planned for Incheon and Masan, South Korea, is finally getting started.


(Robot theme park in Korea - Artist's concept)

South Korea's Ministry of Knowledge Economy has convinced the government to set aside $559 million for construction work in Incheon. It is hoped that the park would open in 2013.

Fans of Westworld are wondering just how Robot Land works out.


(Poster from Westworld)

Westworld was a sci fi movie released in 1972; Michael Crichton wrote and directed the film. In the film, android robots were used to create realistic scenarios, like the Wild West, and interact with visitors to the park in character with their era.

Via Korea to Get World's First Robot Theme Park; thanks to Moira for the tip and reference for this story.

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