Lotus Lantern Festival at Jogyesa Temple (조계사 연등회)
Come walk around Jogyesa Temple during the Lotus Lantern Festival in downtown Seoul! The Lotus Lantern Festival, called 연등회 (Yeondeunghoe), is held over the course of a few weeks to celebrate Buddha’s birthday. Many different events, from lantern making, lantern lighting, music, and even a huge lantern parade, are held to bring together people from all over of all walks of life. Jogyesa Temple is located in Jongno, downtown Seoul, very close to Gwanghwamun Square. It is the chief temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. It was founded in 1395, but the current structure was built in 1910. Please enjoy this SEOUL WALK video! Thanks for watching!!!