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Gyeonghoeru Pavilion in spring

Not only Japan is famous for cherry blossoms, Korean is also no disadvantage. Coming to South Korea in the spring, you will be spoiled watching cherry blossoms around the corners in Seoul. These are 9 best places to see cherry blossoms in Seoul for guests to enjoy cherry blossoms in Seoul below, according to hints from Living Nomads. Now let’s discover spring in Seoul.

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Cherry Blossoms in Namsan mountain
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Natural tunnels of cherry blossom station in Korea
Seoul National Cemetery Weeping Cherry Blossoms
Seoul National Cemetery Weeping Cherry Blossoms

Seoul cherry blossom 2019 forecast: Forecast the time of cherry blossom’s bloom

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According to the forecast, the cherry blossoms will bloom in Mid April of 2019 with full bloom on Apr 9. Compared to Japan, the bloom time in Korea will be shorter and can last up to 2 weeks.

Yeouido Spring Flower Festival, Yeouiseoro Street seoul (1)

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You can see Cherry blossom in Korea 2019 forecast at the table below.

RegionForecast cherry blossom dates
Jeju IslandFull bloom: March 24
BusanFull bloom: March 28
GwangjuFull bloom: April 2
DaeguFull bloom: March 31
SeoulFull bloom: April 10
IncheonFull bloom: April 13
SuwonFull bloom: April 9
CheongjuFull bloom: April 6
DaejeonFull bloom: April 6
JeonjuFull bloom: April 5
SamcheokFull bloom: April 5
ChuncheonFull bloom: April 11
GangneungFull bloom: April 8
PohangFull bloom: March 31
TongyeongFull bloom: March 26
YeosuFull bloom: Mar 30
GyeongjuFull bloom: Mar 28

You can see the cherry blossoms for about a week from the date of full bloom.

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And here are the 9 best places to see cherry blossoms in Seoul you should visit

1. Yeouido Park

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Yeouido Park is one of the most popular locations for viewing blossom in Seoul. It is famous for Yeouido Spring Flower Festival and the road which cherry blossom bloom around April every year. There are more than 1,600 cherry trees scattered in the park.

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Coming to here in the festive season, you can leisurely stroll to admire the beautiful pink cherry blossoms, participate in street activities art and enjoy many delicious dishes.

Wallking on the Yeouiseo-ro street

Yeouido Spring Flower Festival

Yeouido Park - The best place to see cherry blossom
Yeouido Park – The best place to see cherry blossom

Yeouido Cherry Blossom Festival, Seoul

Yeouido Cherry Blossom Festival, Seoul

Yeouido Cherry Blossom Festival, Seoul

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Yeouido Spring Flower Festival, Yeouiseoro Street seoul (1)

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Location: 330 Yeouidong-ro, Yeoeuido-dong, Yeongdeungpo-gu, 서울특별시 South Korea
Telephone: +82 2-3780-0561
Prices: Free
How to get there: Subway line 5, Yeouido Station, exit 3, 5 minutes towards National Assembly

2. Gyeongbokgung Palace

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Gyeongbokgung also known as Gyeongbokgung Palace or Gyeongbok Palace was the main royal palace of the Joseon dynasty and.is located in northern Seoul. Palace was built under King Ji Seong-scale and is the most magnificent palace in Korea. In addition, also having many programs of traditional musical performances at this palace will be held almost every night attracts tourists.

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cherry blossom in spring of Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul (1)

cherry blossom in spring of Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul (1)
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cherry blossom in spring of Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul (1)

cherry blossom in spring of Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul (1)

cherry blossom in spring of Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul (1)

cherry blossom in spring of Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul (1)

Location: 161 Sajik-ro, Sejongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Opening hours: Daily from 9 am to 6 pm
Phone: (+82) 02-3700-3900
Prices: Adult 2,5USD , Teenager : 1,2USD
How to get there: Take Subway Line 5 to Gwanghwamun Station (Exit 2).

3. Changgyeonggung Palace

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Changdeokgung is one of the most ancient palaces in Seoul and was recognized world cultural heritage by UNESCO in 1997. It has exquisite architecture blends with the surrounding nature and is hailed as a typical work of architecture of East Asia. During the period of Japanese occupation, they promote harmony with nature, to plant plenty of trees including cherry blossoms. Thus, this is one of the ideal palaces you enjoy flowers in Seoul today.

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Changgyeonggung Palace cherry blossoms 3

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Blossom at Changdeokgung Palace, Seoul, South Korea (6)

Blossom at Changdeokgung Palace, Seoul, South Korea (6)
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Blossom at Changdeokgung Palace, Seoul, South Korea (6)

Blossom at Changdeokgung Palace, Seoul, South Korea (6)

Blossom at Changdeokgung Palace, Seoul, South Korea (6)
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Blossom at Changdeokgung Palace, Seoul, South Korea (6)

Blossom at Changdeokgung Palace, Seoul, South Korea (6)

Location: 185 Changgyeonggung-ro, Waryong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Opening hours: Daily from 9 am to 5:30 pm
Phone: (+82) 2-762-4868
How to get there: Take subway line 4 to Hyehwa Station. Go out exit 4 and walk about 300 m.

4. Seokchon Lake Park

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