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! So, what’s hot in cherry blossom season in Korea? Let’s find out the dates of cherry blossom season Korea 2020 (cherry blossom in Korea 2020, cherry blossom Korea 2020, Korea cherry blossom 2020, south Korea cherry blossom 2020): Korea cherry blossom 2020 forecast (cherry blossom forecast 2020 Korea, cherry blossom Korea 2020 forecast, Korea cherry blossom 2020 forecast, South Korea cherry blossom 2020 forecast) with the best time to see and 9 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 2019, Living Nomads gives you the following guide on where and when to catch the cherry blossoms in Korea for 2020 (Korea cherry blossom 2020 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.
South Korea cherry blossom 2020 forecast: The dates of cherry blossom in Korea 2020 forecast
South Korea cherry blossom 2020 forecast by dates and destinations
|Region||Forecast cherry blossom dates|
|Jeju Island||Mar 23 – 30 (Full bloom: Mar 23)|
|Busan||Mar 26 – Apr 2 (Full bloom: Mar 26)|
|Gwangju||Mar 29 – Apr 5 (Full bloom: Mar 29)|
|Daegu||Mar 26 – Apr 2 (Full bloom: Mar 26)|
|Seoul||Apr 6 – Apr 13 (Full bloom: Apr 6)|
|Incheon||Apr 9 – Apr 15 (Full bloom: Apr 9)|
You can see the cherry blossoms for about a week from the date of full bloom.
Below are the forecast dates and 9 best place to see cherry blossoms in Korea.
Seoul: Apr 6 – Apr 13 (Full bloom: Apr 6)
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: Usually the first or second weekend of April)
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).
Access: Take the subway to Seokchon Park Station and then walk.
Jeju Island: Full bloom: Mar 23 – 30 (Full bloom: Mar 23)
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: March 12th – 15th 2020, 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.