Jinju Yudeung Festival

  • Destination: Gyeongsang, Jinju
  • Time :

    11:00 ~ 21:30
  • Price :

    Contact with us
  • Address :

    Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival
    626, Namgang-ro, Jinju-si, Gyeongsangnam-do
    경상남도 진주시 남강로 626(본성동)

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11:00 ~ 21:30
City Hall Subway Station → Jinju Lantern Festival → City Hall Subway Station
市庁駅 → 晋州南江流灯祭り → 市庁駅
市厅站 → 晋州南江流灯庆典 → 市厅站


Type Location Rate(won) Participants at least
  • Jinju Yudeung Yudeung Festival
Jinju Namgang, Gyeongsangnam-do Contact with us 1 people




– Car(45-Seater Bus)



– Every Meal, Personal expenses are not included.
– This tour doesn’t include tour guide but Korean tour conductor will take care of you.


Jinju Namgang Yudeung(Lantern) Festival originates from during Jinjuseong Fortress Battle of the Imjinwaeran War(Japanese invasion in 1592) as a military strategy to prevent Japanese troops from wading the Namgang River. This festival is selected as a main festival of 2013 in Korea. Fireworks show, lantern pictures, local traditional food & specialty shops are awaited for you.
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Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival
Perioe Oct. 01.2013 ~ Oct. 13. 2013
Place Jinju Namgang(River)
Festival Program Water Fireworks, Floating Lantern, Korean traditional lanterns, Creative Lantern competition(Making Lantern), Performances

Detailed Itinerary

11:00 ~ 15:30 City Hall Subway Station(Departure) → Jinju Namgang Festival(Arrival)
*After making a reservation, We’ll send you transportation voucher with reservation No. via your mail or Hotel fax. Please print out the voucher and show your reservation No. to tour staff on the bus at the City Hall Station
*Boarding Area : City Hall Subway Station(Line#1, Exit No.3) in front of Donghwa Duty Free Shop
15:30 ~ 18:00 Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival(Enjoy!)
18:00 ~ 21:30 Jinju Yudeung Festival(Departure) → City Hall Subway Station(Arrival)

Festival Programs

Water Fireworks
Place Jinju Namgang River
Date Oct. 01(20:00)
Explanation – Fireworks on the river with beautiful Jinju Namgang River

Floating Lanterns
Place Jinju Namgang River
Date Oct. 04 ~ Oct. 14(19:00~23:00)
Explanation – The lanterns carrying people’s wishes will be floated on the Namgang River

Korean Lanterns Exhibition
Place Jinju Namgang River
Date Oct. 01 ~ Oct. 14
Explanation – Exhibition of beautiful historic relics, traditional dances & legendary founders of old kingdoms.
Creative Lanterns Competition
Place At the waterfront of Namgang River at Maghyeong-dong
Date Oct. 01 ~ Oct. 14
Explanation – It’s a competition among high school students. Students make small alnterns with their own ideas.
Themem Performance of Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival
Place Eoul Madang of Manggyeong-dong
Date Oct. 01 ~ Oct. 14
Explanation – The daily night special performances are designed to awaken the participants of the lantern festival’s history & Jinju spirit and to promote Jinju’s artistic tradition & image