Spring is here and it’s the perfect time for you to go outdoors and enjoy picnics with your friends and family beneath the cherry trees while thousands of pink petals dance in the air. There are many places where you can enjoy the cherry blossoms in the wonderful city of Seoul, South Korea. So go ahead and see for yourself the spectacular scenery at cherry blossom festivals in Seoul that will take place in early April!
*Do note that official cherry blossom festivals are canceled this year due to the pandemic.
1. Yeouido Cherry Blossom Festival
*The festival is canceled this year due to the pandemic and the street will be restricted. The online spring flower festival will be from April 5th to 30th.
- Where? Yeouido Han River Park
Yeouido Cherry Blossom Festival is one of the most famous cherry blossom festivals in Seoul. It has nice scenery and many cherry blossom trees with lots of people on the street. Since the street lies along the Han River, you can walk under the arch of pinkish-white cherry blossoms with the spring breezes from the river. How romantic is this!
By taking Trazy’s walking tour, you can visit the best spots of the Yeouido Cherry Blossom Festival. Plus, you can look around popular attractions in Yeouido such as 63 Sky Art, Aqua Planet 63, and Han River Cruise.
2. Seokchon Lake Cherry Blossom Festival
* The festival is canceled due to the pandemic and the park will be restricted from April 1st to 11th. However, it will be opened from 5AM to 9AM.
- Where? Seokchon Lake Park
This cherry blossom festival in Seokchon Lake has become more and more popular. There are even a variety of performances, exhibitions, and activities. The lake is located right next to Lotte World. So you can easily look around the lake if you visit Lotte World during the cherry blossom festival season. If you have been to Lotte World before and are looking for some new places, the Lotte World Aquarium and Lotte World Tower nearby are worth visiting!
3. Namsan Cherry Blossom Festival
*The festival is canceled this year due to the pandemic, however, Namsan Park is still open.
- Where? Namsan Park
How about admiring the beautiful cherry blossom scenery at Namsan Park in spring? While walking up to Mount Namsan, you and your other half will definitely fall in love with the spectacular array of pink colors on the way.
Make sure to drop by N Seoul Tower (also called Namsan Tower), located on the top of Mount Namsan. At the observatory, you will be able to enjoy a spectacular 360-degree view of the entire city of Seoul. You can also find thousands of love padlocks that add more romantic vibes to the place. Admission tickets to N Seoul Tower Observatory are available here.
4. Children’s Grand Park
*The festival is canceled this year due to the pandemic, however, Children’s Grand Park is still open.
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- Where? Children’s Grand Park
This park is where visitors can admire the stunning scenery of colorful flowers in spring. What’s even more fascinating? The admission fee is free! So feel free to visit with your family for a picnic or with your lover for a date.
5. Suyang Cherry Blossom Festival
*The festival is canceled this year due to the pandemic, however, Seoul National Cemetery is still open.
- Where? Seoul National Cemetery
At the Seoul National Cemetery, there are special cherry blossom trees called ‘Suyang cherry blossom tree’, which look like a weeping willow. Along with splendid cherry blossoms, you will be able to watch a parade of soldiers if you visit during the festival.
Admire Cherry Blossoms by Joining a Tour from Seoul!
The following tours are not available this year.
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