When spring approaches, all parts of Korea are dyed pinkish. It is because cherry blossoms bloom immediately. It is the feeling that the hum is coming out by itself just thinking about seeing the cherry blossom leaf which blows. We introduce when and where to go for those planning a cherry blossom trip.
Lotte World Seokchonhosu Lake Cherry Blossom
★ Seoul ★
Bloom on April 10 / Peak on April 17
Seoul is a cherry blossom destination that is loved by not only domestic but also overseas travelers. When the flowers bloom, it looks like a lively city. The palaces, as well as the forests, mountains and lakes, create beautiful scenery in the background.
It is the Yeouido spring flower festival that second to none in the travel of the cherry blossom of Seoul. This is because over 1,800 cherry blossom trees are in full bloom. Yeouido Park is spread out in a circle, and 13 kinds of spring flowers such as forsythia, azalea, azalea, and poppy tree are blended together as well as cherry blossoms. In the evening, street performances and exhibitions are held together to heighten the atmosphere of the festival.
In addition, Seokchonhosu Lake Cherry Blossom Festival is an event where you can enjoy cherry blossom viewing in the shining city center. If you want to relax in the city, or want to feel the cherry blossom path of Namsan, the traditional atmosphere, you can take a stroll in Samcheong Park and Jeongdok Library.
Book Korea Cherry Blossom Snap Photo Shoot
Jeju King Cherry Blossom Festival
★ Jeju Island ★
Bloom on March 24 / Peak on March 31
On Jeju Island, you can always see and feel the transparent sea, the beautiful beach, the high and low ascension, and the wind always blowing. But in spring, the beauty of Jeju is at its peak. There will be a lot of pink flowers and white flowers on the streets where no end is visible. It is cherry blossoms! Seogwipo will be full of gorgeous king cherry blossoms.
Jeju Cherry Blossom Festival is a must-see event for travelers who want to fall in love with spring. It is held at Jeonnong-ro Road, the entrance of Jeju National University. Various performances, contests and fireworks are held to attract many visitors. Do not forget to recharge the battery because you will not have time to take a picture of the cherry blossoms!
The peak of the King Cherry Trees blossoms lasts for only 2 to 3 days, but the beautiful blossoms can be seen for weeks, from late March to the second week of April.
Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival at Yeojwacheon stream
★ Jinhae ★
Bloom on March 27 / Peak on April 1
If you travel to Cherry Blossom, you can not miss Jinhae. You will not regret even if you come from distant places such as Seoul or Gyeonggi-do. The most important places to visit in Jinhae Gunhangje Cherry Blossom Festival are Yeojwacheon stream and Gyeonghwa station. Cherry blossoms that bloom like a river and railroad tracks will form a spectacular sight. you can take a picture in front of a cute lighting fixture at Yeojwacheon stream and in front of a red train at Gyeonghwa station. Please enjoy the cherry blossom bread which can be enjoyed only in Jinhae.
Busan Dalmaji-gil Road
★ Busan ★
Bloom on March 28 / Peak on April 2
Busan, the second largest city in Korea, is famous not only for its scale but also for its natural beauty and rich culture. The cherry blossom viewing spot is also very diverse. If you want to take a romantic stroll, please go to the Dalmaji-gil Road. If you look back at the cherry blossom-filled path, you will feel like walking on pink clouds or cotton candy. Do not forget to look down on the glittering sea.
However, it is recommended to go to comfortable shoes because it is a slope. If you get to the top of the city with a bit of hard walking, relax with a cafe and a restaurant. Other cherry blossom viewing spots include Igidae coastal trail, Gamcheon Culture Village, Hwangnyeongsan cherry blossom road, and Dongnae Oncheon Stream.
If you want to have a different experience, take a cable car and climb Mount Geumjeongsan. With spectacular views of the city, you can see cherry blossoms all over the place.
Gyeongju Cherry Blossom Marathon
★ Gyeongju ★
Bloom on March 31 / Peak on April 7
It is a city full of traditional charm, and it is lined with hanok and cultural assets when you go to Gyeongju. You can not miss cherry blossoms! Visit Bomun Tourist Complex and admire the picturesque cherry blossoms and the lake that is illuminating them. Wolseong is also a famous cherry blossom spot. If you ride a bicycle, it will be the easiest, cheapest and most healthy way to enjoy the race.
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