This past weekend I was in Seoul for Buddha’s Birthday. This is one of the biggest events of the year here in Korea. It did not disappoint. The dancing, costumes, lanterns and floats were stunning. This is one of my favorite shots of the day…
(You can click on the photo for a larger version.)
Numerous events throughout the city are held to celebrate Buddha’s Birthday. You can check out the KNTO website for more information.
This is an annual event, and the date is based on the lunar calendar. These events are perfect for budget travelers, since everything is FREE.