Every year during first week of May, there is always an unique view everywhere in Korea. Do you know what it is? Colorful lantern. As we celebrate Buddha’s birthday on early May, people decorate street and temple with colorful lantern. It’s perfect time if you want to visit temples in Korea sine you will see them more beautiful on early May.
Not only colorful lantern, they also have the white lanterns.
Bongeunsa is one of the biggest temple in Seoul, located in the middle of busy district gangnam, next to COEX Exhibition and Mall.
The best time to visit Bongeunsa starts at 6pm, because you will experience day and night view of the temple with the colorful lanterns which are prettier since they have light at night.
- Take subway line 9 to Bongeunsa Statiom
- Take exit 1 and walk for 30 m