Photo: Daegu E-World Starlight Festival (top) / Gyeongju Provence Starlight Festival (bottom left) / Boseong Green Tea Plantation Light Festival Last Year (bottom right)Ever wonder where to enjoy the brilliant light festivals in Korea?
First, you may want to take a trip to Daegu for their annual E-World Starlight Festival! This year’s theme revolves around ‘Music in the light’, where visitors may enjoy colorful lights and crystal ball decorations, along with melodious music that harmonizes unique background. In particular, the gigantic tree installed at the entrance, as well as the ‘Heaven’s Romantic Fantasy Road’ are the must-see attractions when you are there! Besides, a Santa Village Tree Light Festival is also held at the Gyeongju Healing Theme Park. A winter theme is added to the existing Gyeongju Provence Light Festival, whereby igloos replicated in the Santa Village are decorated with colorful lights. Visitors may also find a variety of Christmas decorations and photo zones that are perfect for photo mementos. Last but not least, the Boseong Green Tea Plantation Light Festival held at the Korean Tea and Sori Cultural Parkoffers a spectacular array of colorful light illumination over the tea plantation, a five-colored galaxy tunnel, light plaza, wish tree and several other stunning landscapes. In addition, diverse themed streets and sculptures are installed along Yulpo Seawater Beach nearby, making the night sea even more romantic than usual.
E-World Starlight Festival ☞ Event period: November 19, 2016 – December 31, 2017 ☞ Venue: Areas around E-World, 83 Tower ☞ Directions: Duryu Station (Daegu Subway Line 2), Exit 15. Walk for about 5-min to arrive at destination.
Gyeongju Santa Village Tree Starlight Festival ☞ Event period: December 1, 2016 – January 31, 2017 (Note: Gyeongju Provence Starlight Festival operates all year round) ☞ Venue: Gyeongju Healing Theme Park ☞ Directions: Gyeongju Station → Walk to Gyeongju Post Office Bus Stop → Take Bus No. 10 or 700 and get off at In front Yukbuchon (육부촌앞) Bus Stop. → Walk for about 10-min to arrive at destination.
Boseong Green Tea Plantation Light Festival ☞ Event period: December 16, 2016 – January 31, 2017 (Lighting ceremony on December 16 at 17:30) ☞ Venue: Areas around Korean Tea and Sori Cultural Park, Yulpo Seawater Beach ☞ Directions: Boseong Station → Walk to Usanri (우산리) Bus Stop → Take the village bus bound for Gunhak (보성-군학) and get off at Daehan Dawon (대한다원) Bus Stop → Walk for about 1-min to arrive at Korean Tea and Sori Cultural Park.
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