Every New Year’s Day, Samcheok-si holds a sunrise festival on New Millennium Boulevard to celebrate the first sunrise of the New Year. The sunrise festival will start with concerts and fireworks and when the sun rises, there will be more events such as a sunrise meditation, unveiling of the Wishing Bell, bell tolling ceremony, a new year’s message of hope, and releasing balloons of many colors attached with wishes.
Duration of Performance
From Dong Seoul Bus Terminal (동서울종합터미널), take an express bus bound for Samcheok. (Operates 13 times a day/ Travel time : 3 hours 40 min/ Telephone inquiries: +82-2-446-8000)
From Samcheok Bus Terminal, take city bus 10. get off Pelis hotel.
(Travel time: 30 min)