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Seoul Lantern Festival

Cheonggyecheon Stream, Seoul, South Korea
+82 10-2911-7620
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Seoul Lantern Festival

It is very nice and enjoyable festival, where many activities are displayed along with cultural... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
OzanKarahan
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Wonderful Festival

The best experience in Seoul because this festival is so amazing, wonderful, and beautiful. So many... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
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With 2 million annual attendees, the Seoul Lantern Festival is one of the city's best-known cultural celebrations. The free November event is held along the Cheonggycheon Stream in downtown Seoul and features hundreds of intricate life size lanterns created by artists from around the world as well as local citizens. A variety of lantern-themed activities including a lantern making contest fill in the two-week event.
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

It is very nice and enjoyable festival, where many activities are displayed along with cultural introduction. A wonderful international gathering.

1  Thank OzanKarahan
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

The best experience in Seoul because this festival is so amazing, wonderful, and beautiful. So many food stall and food trucks operating throughout the festival. This festival be held at Cheonggyecheon Stream. I think this is the best lantern festival in the world.

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful opportunity to see a lantern festival in Seoul and the best experience visit this festival. This festival was amazing. You will remember it for the rest of your life. Don't miss this opportunity.

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

This festival offers some beautiful and romantic nighttime scenery in the heart of Seoul. It was fun to wander along the Cheonggyecheon to see the colorful lanterns displayed in & along the stream. However, this festival pales in comparison to the much larger and more...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This festival was amazing! So much good pictures to take. Street were packed! Lanterns and figures were beautiful

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is a truly awesome festival that I would highly recommend to any visitors to Seoul. Highlights include a fantastic parade of amazingly intricate paper lanterns as well as performances of traditional Korean dance and drumming. Visitors to the festival can create their own paper...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Korea has a lot things to offer. Seoul has a lot to offer. If in center besides of other places of interest this festival is nice place to visit - takes not much time, free entrance, close to other venues. A nice way to spend...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2016

After work, we took a taxi to the Cheonggyecheon Stream to see the Seoul Lantern Festival. I enjoyed the walk and the interesting lanterns. I like that it started in "prehistoric" with the dragon, and ended up with a modern cartoon character.

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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This is a low key festival situated right on the canal. It's quiet and subdued. Romantic at night. Easy access from the train station.

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Reviewed 11 November 2016

Strolling along the Cheonggyecheon Stream in the evening during the Seoul Lantern Festival you can admire the colorful masterly artworks floating in the water. Very beautiful.

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5 June 2018|
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Response from OzanKarahan | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Ended already. It was around 19-20 May. I do not know if it takes place during other periods of the year.
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Charmaine C
3 October 2016|
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Response from travella2016 | Reviewed this property |
I saw the lantern festival in early November on the last 2 days. I googled the dates for this years festival & it listed the 4th - 20th November, 2016. You might want to check these dates to confirm. There appears to be... More
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