Lotus Lantern Festival

Lord Buddha's birthday falls on the eighth day of the fourth moon.The celebration of Buddha's birthday consists of thousands of lanterns paraded in the streets of Seoul in a spectacular display of lights.  In this festival lanterns are made of various shapes.  Small lotus shaped lanterns to lantern floats shaped like a dragon, elephant etc. are part of the parade. People also practice Zen meditation during this festival.

Venue: Jongno-gu
Website: http://www.llf.or.kr

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