There’s only a short period of time during a year when you will be able to experience the marvelous scene of pastel pink blossoms in Korea. If you want to catch the cherry blossom season, it’s best to start planning your trip now! Let’s find out the dates of cherry blossom season Korea 2019 (South Korea cherry blossom 2019, cherry blossom in Korea 2019): Cherry blossom in Korea 2019 forecast (South Korea cherry blossom 2019 forecast, Korea cherry blossom 2019 forecast) — The best time and best places to see Cherry blossoms in Korea with Living Nomads below.
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Based on the time of the cherry blooming season in 2018, Living Nomads gives you the following guide on where and when to catch the cherry blossoms in Korea for 2019 (Korea cherry blossom 2019 forecast):
Note: These below dates are just estimated. The weather is ever-changing so it is difficult to identify the exact cherry bloom dates. However, Living Nomads will update the dates when we have more information.
The dates of cherry blossom in Korea 2019 forecast
|Region||Forecast cherry blossom dates|
|Jeju Island||Full bloom: March 24|
|Busan||Full bloom: March 28|
|Gwangju||Full bloom: April 2|
|Daegu||Full bloom: March 31|
|Seoul||Full bloom: April 10|
|Incheon||Full bloom: April 13|
|Suwon||Full bloom: April 9|
|Cheongju||Full bloom: April 6|
|Daejeon||Full bloom: April 6|
|Jeonju||Full bloom: April 5|
|Samcheok||Full bloom: April 5|
|Chuncheon||Full bloom: April 11|
|Gangneung||Full bloom: April 8|
|Pohang||Full bloom: March 31|
|Tongyeong||Full bloom: March 26|
|Yeosu||Full bloom: Mar 30|
|Gyeongju||Full bloom: Mar 28|
You can see the cherry blossoms for about a week from the date of full bloom.
Below are the forecast dates and best places to see cherry blossom in Korea.
Seoul: Full bloom: April 10
Yeouido Spring Flower Festival, Yeouiseoro Street: (Dates: April 3, 2019). Address (English): Gukhoe-daero, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
Are there any places better to admire the scene of these beautiful flowers than in Seoul – the capital of Korea? Are you ready? Let’s check out the Yeouido Spring Flower Festival which is famous for the number of 1,886 Korean cherry trees blooming on Yeouiseoro Street. Get ready to see at all the delicate sakura blooms during the cherry blossom season!
Seokchon Lake Cherry Blossom Festival (Dates: April 5 ~ 13, 2019)
The area surrounding Seokchon Lake is also a wonderful spring scene with cherry blossoms along the bank of the lake. How interesting is it?
Moreover, you also admire these cherry blossoms at other places such as outside Kyung Hee University, Seoul Forest, Seoul Grand Park and outside the five grand palaces in Seoul (Changdeokgung Palace, Deoksugung Palace, Unhyeongung Palace, Changgyeonggung Palace and Gyeongbokgung Palace)
Jeju Island: Full bloom: March 24
Cherry blossoms festivals to catch: Jeju Cherry Blossom Festival, Seogwipo
Best spots to views cherry blossoms: Just about anywhere on the island!
Jeju Cherry Blossom Festival, Seogwipo: Dates: April 6 ~ April 8, 2019, Address (English): Jeonnong-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do
Jeju Island is famous for its fresh seafood, clear blue seawater, and volcanic landscapes; however, the most special thing in Jeju is the sakura season. At that time, visitors come here to witness a marvelous sightseeing as the island wears on its a nice pink shirt.
Furthermore, from the end of March to early April, you can also see Jeju island covered in yellow canola flowers. Thus, let’s spend more time on taking part in the yellow canola flower festivals there.