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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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Cherry blossom in Jinhae
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The cherry blossom season in Korea. Image by: seoul cherry blossom 2019 blog.

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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.

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Cherry Blossoms in Daegu

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The dates of cherry blossom in Korea 2019 forecast

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.

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

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Walking on the Yeouiseo-Ro street. yeouido cherry blossom festival 2019
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Yeouido Park – The best place to see cherry blossom. Image by: seoul cherry blossom 2019 blog.

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Yeouido Spring Flower Festival, Yeouiseoro Street seoul (1)

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!

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Yeouido Spring Flower Festival, Yeouiseoro Street seoul (1)
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Yeouido Spring Flower Festival, Yeouiseoro Street seoul (1)

Seokchon Lake Cherry Blossom Festival (Dates: April 5 ~ 13, 2019)

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Seokchon Lake from above. Photo by: korea cherry blossom 2019 forecast bog.

The area surrounding Seokchon Lake is also a wonderful spring scene with cherry blossoms along the bank of the lake. How interesting is it?

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Walking around Seokchon Lake on Cherry Blossom Festival
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A corner of Seokchon Lake Cherry Blossom Festival

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Seokchon Lake Cherry Blossom Festival
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Seokchon Lake Cherry Blossom Festival

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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!

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Jeju Cherry Blossom Festival, Seogwipo: Dates: April 6 ~ April 8, 2019, Address (English): Jeonnong-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do

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Jeju Cherry Blossom Festival, Seogwipo. Photo by: korea cherry blossom 2019 forecast bog.

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.

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Sakura trees lined road at Jeju City. jeju island cherry blossom 2019
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Jeju island covered in yellow canola flowers. jeju island cherry blossom 2019

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