Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Korea Fall Festival 2016 - Experience Korean Traditional Cultures & Buddhism Culture At Mt.Palgong Seungsi Festival In October

Korea Fall Festival 2016 - Experience Korean Traditional Cultures & Buddhism Culture At Mt.Palgong Seungsi Festival In October
Korea Fall Festival 2016
Mt. Palgong Seungsi Festival


Autumn is the great season to travel in Korea. In October, Mt. Palgong Seungsi Festival will be held in Daegu. Check out the festival information below and plan your autumn trip to Daegu! 


  What is Seungsi Festival?
The region on Mt. Palgong where Donghwasa Temple is located was previously the site of Seungsi(a traditional monastic market). At Palgong Mountain area, monks used to barter daily necessities. This traditional market was held from the Goryeo to the early Joseon era.


Photo: Donghwasa Temple


Mt. Palgong Seungsi Festival held every October is a festival for preserving Seungsi culture as a cultural asset and for visitors all around the world to enjoy together. Korean traditional cultures and Buddhism culture such as a market for monk items, making pottery, Korean temple cuisine, lightening ceremony, folk games, etc can be experienced. This will be a good chance to learn and experience Korea’s own traditional cultures.


Photo: 2015 Seongsi Festival

■ Term: October 1st (Sat) ~ October 5th (Wed), 2016
■ Venue: Donghwasa Temple grounds
■ Major Events
  • Opening Ceremony and Celebration on Oct 1, 16:00
  • Seongsi Traditional Market from Oct 1 to 5, 10:00 to 20:00
  • Culture Experience from Oct 1 to 5, 10:00 to 20:00
  • Exhibition from Oct 1 to 5, 9:00 to 19:00
■ Getting to Donghwasa Temple of Mt. Palgong
Take 급행1(Geuphang1) or 팔공1(Palgong1) bus bound for Donghwasa Temple and get off at Donghwasa Temple entrance. 
■ Address: 35, Dohak-dong, Dong-gu, Daegu, Korea
■ Inquiry 
  • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Contact: +82-53-980-7900