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The flagship festival of Seoul’s fall, wherein hundreds of traditional Korean lanterns and invited foreign lanterns are beautifully exhibited along Cheonggyecheon (Stream) through the heart of Seoul!
The festival where visitors can make unforgettable, wonderful memories during the cool autumn night, with lots of things to see and various user-friendly, experience-focused events!
✢ Address: Seorin-dong 14 (Cheonggye Plaza), Jongno-gu, Seoul
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Theme of the Seoul Lantern Festival 2013: “Hanseong Baekje’s Dream of Millennium”
More than 600 lanterns produced using Korea’s traditional lantern-making techniques will reinstate with beautiful lights the history and relics of the ancient Kingdom of Baekje some 2,000 years ago and the culture and values of Seoul Hanseong, the ancient capital of Baekje.
|1||500 years of Hanseong (current Seoul) Baekje||Cheonggye Plaza – Gwanggyo (Bridge)||Process of development of Seoul as Baekje’s capital and its cultural prosperity|
|2||Relocation of the capital
Ungjin (current Gongju) during the Baekje Era
|Relics and mural from the era of Ungjin as Baekje’s capital|
|3||Sabi (current Buyeo) during the Baekje era||Gwanggyo (Bridge)
– Jangtonggyo (Bridge)
|Relics from the era of Sabi as Baekje’s capital|
|4||Baekje’s spirit of recon…|