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Christmas comes to Korea: Part 2


Where and How Koreans Celebrate New Year’s Eve

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Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. Explore. Dream. Discover.

Getting excited about the New Year 2016? In case you are wondering where and how to celebrate the New Year’s Eve, we’ve selected the best of the best spots only, and the ways Koreans celebrate this wonderful day as well! So take a look, try visiting the actual places we’ve recommended here, and welcome in 2016 with your loved ones around you!


Colonial Korea: Beomeosa Temple – 범어사 (Busan)

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Beomeosa Temple in northern Busan as it appeared in 1933.

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Myogwaneumsa Temple – 묘관음사 (Gijang, Busan)

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The view from the upper courtyard at Myogwaneumsa Temple in Gijang, Busan.

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8 Best 2015 Christmas Highlights in South Korea (Photos)


Wonhyodae Temple – 원효대 (Gijang, Busan)

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The emperor-looking Sanshin statue inside the packed Samseong-gak at Wonhyodae Temple in Gijang, Busan.

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Sajaam Hermitage – 사자암 (Beomeosa, Busan)

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 The beautifully realistic painting of a tiger on the exterior wall of the Samseong-gak shaman shrine hall at Sajaam Hermitage.

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Sajaam Hermitage means Lion Hermitage in English. And it’s the closest associated hermitage to Beomeosa Temple out to the left. But it’s a bit tricky to find through the maze of restaurants and houses even though it’s only 300 metres up a side road.


Hallowe'en in the Bu!

Tap Houses in Busan

The original article (and the entire issue) can be read online at the following link and in HAPS Magazine (available at many fine watering holes throughout Busan right now).

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Bi-Weekly Top Trazy Contributors (Sep 24~Oct 07)

Congratulations Mini EFat Girl, newcomer Tae-Hyun for making it up to Top 3!! :)

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