Festivals & Cultural Events

Seoul Lantern Festival

Seoul Lantern Festival

Venue Cheonggyecheon Stream
Phone +82-2-120
Date(s) 2014 Dates TBA
Website seoullantern.visitseoul.net

2013 Seoul Lantern Festival
Hosted by

Seoul Lantern Festival Joint Promotion Committee


Cheonggye Plaza~Samilgyo(Bridge) (0.9km in length)


November 1, 2013 (Fri) - November 17, 2013 (Sun)

Lighting Hours

17:00 - 23:00




Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese



청계천을 수놓는 화려한 등불의 향연! 2013 서울등축제

One of the capital's flagship events, the Seoul Lantern Festival is a visual feast of hundreds of thousands of lanterns hand-crafted by local and international artisans. The lanterns will be lit every day after 5pm until 11pm.

2013 서울등축제 주제 한성백제 천년의 꿈

- This year, the lanterns will interpret the theme "Hanseong Baekje, the Dream of a Thousand Years" - and will highlight Seoul's 200 year-old history and many traditions.

Theme Venue Details
1.500 Years of Hanseong Baekje Period

Cheonggye Plaza

The story of how Seoul became Baekje's capital.

2. Ungjin Baekje Period


Relics and murals from Ungjin Baekje Period.

3. Sabi Baekje Period


Relics from Sabi Baekje Period.

4. Baekje's Spirit of Harmony


Lantern exhibits by international participants.

오시는 길

- Address

14 Seorin-dong (Cheonggye Plaza) Jongno-gu, Seoul

- Public Transportation

Subway Line 5, Gwanghwamun Station Exit ⑤ (walk 3 minutes)
Subway Line 1, Jonggak Station Exit ⑤ (walk 3 minutes)
Subway Line 2, Euljiro 1-ga Station Exits ②,③ (walk 6 minutes)

- Parking

Korea Press Center Parking Lot, Seoul Finance Center Parking Lot (Paid Parking)

서울등축제 입/출구/지하철정보 이미지
- Wheelchair and stroller accessible ramps located only at Cheonggye Plaza.

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