Flower Power: Cherry blossoms & perennials set to bloom across Korea

by Trazy Crew
Trazy.com

Spring is coming closer in Korea! This means it’s rather soon when the whole country becomes filled with spring flowers, boasting its natural beauty. Among many types of spring flowers you can see in Korea, cherry blossoms are certainly the signature flowers. Read below and find out where you can see the cherry blossoms in Korea!

1. Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival

Jinhae, located in south of the Korean peninsula, features the most popular cherry blossom festival in the country. Every spring, over 2 million visitors flock to this place to appreciate beautiful cherry blossoms! Yeojwacheon Stream & Yeojwacheon Romance Bridge and Gyeonghwa Station are the major photo spots that attract both the local and international visitors. If you want to get the essence of the cherry blossom festivals in Korea in just one experience, it’ll be Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival.

Best time to visit

  • Between the last week of March and the second week of April (March 29 – April 10)

How to get there

2. Yeouido Cherry Blossom Festival

If you are put off by the idea of traveling away from Seoul and yet wish to enjoy the scenic cherry blossom trees, head to Yeouido in Seoul. Yeouido Cherry Blossom Festival is the city’s most famous spring festival indeed! There will be loads of couples & families strolling Yunjungno Street, known for the 1.7km-long cherry blossom tunnel, and picnickers at Yeouido Hangang Park along Seoul’s iconic river.

With the festival’s proximity to 63 Building and the Han River cruise pier, you can also enjoy the area from above at the 63 Sky Art gallery or on the river cruise.

Best time to visit

  • Around the first to the second week of April (April 8~14)

How to get there

3. Jeju Island Cherry Blossom

While Jeju Island is known for canola flower fields in spring, you can also relish the island covered in light pink. As a matter of fact, Jeju Island can offer a gorgeous landscape with the colorful contrast of yellow canola flowers and pink cherry blossoms! Why not visit Jeju Island this spring and greet Korea’s new season first before flowers bloom in the mainland?

Best time to visit

  • Around the last week of March (March 24~April 31)

How to get there

4. Daegu E-World Starlight Cherry Blossom Festival

While you can see cherry blossoms all around the city of Daegu, E-World is a must-visit destination in spring. This theme park has recently become a trendy attraction among the young couples in the southeastern region, and it’s taking it up to the next level with a lovely cherry blossom festival!

Get on the thrilling rides surrounded by cherry blossom trees, and take sweet photos with a red double-decker bus and cherry blossoms. Who would say no to a day out at E-World for the exciting and romantic cherry blossom experience?

To get the tickets with a discount, find more here: http://bit.ly/daegu-e-world

Best time to visit

  • Around the last week of March and the first week of April (March 23~April 7)

How to get there

5. Gyeongju Cherry Blossom Festival

If you seek for the Korean heritage as well as spring vibes, Gyeongju should be at the top of the list. Gyeongju is often called as “the museum without walls” for having been the capital of the ancient Silla kingdom (57 BC~935 AD). You can go sightseeing for Bulguksa Temple, Cheomseongdae Observatory, Daereungwon Tomb Complex, and Anapji Pond, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage! All these sites and Bomun Lake are the most photo-worthy places in the city. Never hesitate to add Gyeongju to your bucket list especially if you love both history and nature! 

Best time to visit

  • Around the last week of March and the first week of April (March 29~April 8)

How to get there

6. Everland Cherry Blossom Festival

When it comes to festivals in Korea, South Korea’s biggest theme park Everland cannot be missed! Easily accessible from Seoul, you can have a fun full day at Everland. Hoam Lake is a less known gem for cherry blossoms and other spring flowers. There are plenty of spots for amazing spring photos, let alone a good number of best rides and attractions including wooden roller coaster T-Express.

Even if you’re planning a trip to Korea a bit early for cherry blossoms Everland is still the best place to check-in to, thanks to its amazing Tulip Festival! It’ll be one of the first spring flower festivals held in Korea, starting from mid March. Indulge in 1.2 million flowers including tulips, daffodils, muscaris and over a hundred types of flowers at Everland! You can find the best deal for tickets here: http://bit.ly/everland-ticket-deal

Best time to visit

  • Around the last week of March and the first week of April (March 29~April 8)

How to get there

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