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Seoul Lantern Festival (서울빛초롱축제)

  • Seoul Lantern Festival (서울빛초롱축제)
  • Seoul Lantern Festival (서울빛초롱축제)
  • Seoul Lantern Festival (서울빛초롱축제)
  • Seoul Lantern Festival (서울빛초롱축제)
  • Seoul Lantern Festival (서울빛초롱축제)

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Period
11.04.2016 ~ 11.20.2016
Address
14, Jong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 종로구 서린동 14
Location
Cheonggyecheon Plaza to Supyogyo Bridge (1.2 km)
Telephone
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-2133-0932
Sponsors / Management
Seoul Metropolitan Government/Cultural Heritage Administration / Seoul Lantern Festival Join Promotional Committee/Seoul Tourism Organization
Introduction
Since its inception in 2009, the annual Seoul Lantern Festival, one of the representative festivals in Seoul, is held throughout the period from the first Friday of November to the third Sunday of November. Every year nearly 3 million visitors can expect to see lanterns along the 1.2km Cheonggyecheon Stream with various things to see stretching all the way from Cheonggye Plaza and Supyogyo Bridge.
Performance Times
Lightting hour: 17:00-23:00
Admission/Participation Fees
Free
Duration of Performance
Approx. 1-2 hrs
Additional Events
- Lantern-making contest (prior-program)
- Hanging a wish lantern (registration required in advance)
- Floating a wish lantern (advanced registration / on-site purchasing)
- Hanging a new year’s wish paper (on-site purchasing)
Program Details
Lantern Installation of trade merchants (one week before the festival), food market (during the festival)
Transportation
*Cheonggye Plaza/Gwanggyo/Jangtonggyo Bridge

[Subway]
Jonggak Station (Seoul Subway Line 1), Exit 4 or 5.
-Walk straight for 3 mins.

or

Euljiro 1-ga Station (Seoul Subway Line 2), Exit 2 or 3.
-Walk straight for 5 mins.

[Bus]
Blue bus: 101, 150, 163, 402, 405, 504, 506
Green bus: 1711, 7016, 7017, 7021,8000
Circular bus: 92S tour

*Samilgyo

[Subway]

Euljiro 3-ga Station (Seoul Subway Line 2, 3), Exit 1, 2, 3, or 4, 
-walk straight for 10 mins.

[Bus]
Blue bus: 140, 163, 470, 471, 501, 701
Direct bus: 1150, 5000, 5005, 5007, 7900, 9001, 9003, 9300
Express bus: 8100
Red bus: M4101, M4102

*Seungyo

[Subway]
Jongno 3-ga Station (Seoul Subway Line 1, 3), Exit 12, 13 or 14,
-Walk straight for 10 mins.

Euljiro 3-ga Station (Seoul Subway Line 2, 3), Exit 1, 2, 4 or 5.
-Walk straight for 10 mins.

[Bus]
Blue bus: 163
E-Mail
jylee@seoulwelcome.com
Homepage
www.seoullantern.visitseoul.net (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)