Spring is in the air, which means it’s time for a new adventure! Scroll down and admire these incredibly beautiful photographs of South Korea in springtime. Here we picked the top 10 must-visit spring destinations in Korea! Read on to see which you would like to put on your travel bucket list!


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1. Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival

2. Gwangyang Maehwa Village

3. Nami Island

4. Seoul Forest Park

5. Blueline Park Sky Capsule

6. Jeju Island

7. Incheon

8. Seoraksan National Park

9. Gyeongju

10. Taean Tulip Festival


1. Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival

| Where: 23 Yeomyeong-ro, Jinhae-gu, Changwon-si, Gyeongsangnam-do
| When: Mar 23 – Apr 1, 2024

Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival is undoubtedly the most popular spring festival in Korea! A must-visit for its enchanting showcase of blooming cherry blossoms at the Jinhae Naval Base, witness the captivating and vibrant spring atmosphere. Renowned for its stunning floral displays, cultural performances, and vibrant atmosphere, the festival attracts visitors from around the world, offering a unique and enchanting experience amidst the blooming cherry blossoms

There are so many famous cherry blossom photo spots at the festival, so don’t forget to enjoy the picturesque view of cherry blossom trees at Yeojwacheon Stream and Gyeonghwa Station too!

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2. Gwangyang Maehwa (Plum Blossom) Village

| Where: Jimak 1-gil, Daap-myeon, Gwangyang-si, Jeollanam-do
| When: Mar 8 – 17, 2024

Gwangyang Maehwa Village is known every year for its beautiful plum blossoms. It’s also one of the earliest blooming flowers in Korea, signaling the beginning of the spring season. Visiting Jeonju Hanok Village is also highly recommended, where you can take a stroll through old streets with beautiful traditional houses.

Nearby you’ll also find the Gurye Sansuyu Festival, nestled at the base of Jirisan Mountain, a must-visit for its stunning display of golden cornelian cherry blossoms. Against the backdrop of the picturesque mountain, the festival offers a unique and visually mesmerizing experience, celebrating the arrival of spring in a breathtaking natural setting.

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3. Nami Island

| Where: 1 Namiseom-gil, Namsan-myeon, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do

Nami Island is a well-known day trip destination from Seoul and it’s exceptionally beautiful all year round. In spring, you can take countless Instagram-worthy pictures at Nami Island, surrounded by pink cherry blossom trees!

In the vicinity you’ll also come across the Gapyeong Eden Cherry Blossom Road, a popular destination enchanting visitors with its ethereal tunnel of blooming cherry trees. As the pink blossoms create a picturesque canopy, the road becomes a serene and captivating pathway, offering a tranquil escape amidst the breathtaking beauty of spring.

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4. Seoul Forest Park

| Where: 273 Ttukseom-ro, Seongdong-gu, Seoul

Seoul Forest Park is a definite go-to in the spring, especially amongst the young,, adorned with vibrant cherry blossoms that transform the park into a mesmerizing sea of pink. The picturesque setting, combined with the diverse recreational areas and art installations, creates a perfect blend of nature and urban allure, making it an ideal spot to embrace the beauty of spring in Seoul.

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5. Blueline Park Sky Capsule

| Where: 116. Cheongsapo-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan

 

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The Blueline Park Sky Capsule in Busan is a must-visit destination during the spring season, providing a unique and elevated perspective of the city’s cherry blossoms. As the capsules ascend, visitors are treated to a panoramic view of Busan’s blooming landscape, creating an unforgettable experience that captures the essence of spring in this vibrant coastal city.

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6. Jeju Island

 

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Jeju Island is a fantastic spring trip destination with lovely yellow canola flowers and pink cherry blossoms! Spring flowers bloom early in Jeju Island so it’s better to plan your trip in March so that you don’t miss out on the flowers in full bloom.

Seopjikoji and Sanbangsan Mountain are two important destinations you have to stop by in spring, known for their breathtaking canola flower fields. The vibrant yellow blooms carpet the landscape, creating a stunning contrast against the natural beauty of Jeju Island, making these locations a captivating and picturesque experience during the spring season.

Two other spots worth visiting are Jeongnong-ro Road and Jeju National University, two highly recommended cherry blossom spots. The former transforms into a picturesque avenue lined with blooming cherry trees, offering a charming stroll through a tunnel of pink blossoms. Similarly, Jeju National University’s campus becomes a captivating showcase of cherry blossoms during spring!

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7. Incheon

 

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Known as the gateway of Korea, Incheon is a wonderful spring destination, where you can easily travel from Seoul. From Wolmi Island, Wolmi Theme Park, Masian Beach, to Songdo, it’s filled with a variety of fun activities to do!

Incheon emerges as a popular spot for azalea flowers especially, blanketing the landscape in vibrant hues during spring. A must-visit during this season, the city’s azalea-filled parks and gardens, coupled with Goryeosan Mountain on Ganghwado Island drawing visitors with its stunning springtime displays. This definitely makes it a must-visit destination for those seeking the beauty of azaleas in full bloom during the spring season. Nearby is Wonmisan Mountain in Bucheon, which hosts the Wonmisan Azalea Festival, also offering a spectacular celebration of nature’s beauty, attracting visitors with stunning floral displays and a lively spring atmosphere.

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8. Seoraksan National Park

| Where: 833, Seoraksan-ro, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do

Seoraksan National Park is one of the most visited mountains among locals and tourists. If you are a hiking and nature lover, this is a perfect place to be! You can see how the colors change every season at Seoraksan Mountain.

Nearby, the Gyeongpo Cherry Blossom Festival unfolds in full swing, creating a harmonious blend of natural wonders. The festival, set against the backdrop of Gyeongpodae Pavilion and its surrounding cherry trees, offers a delightful experience where the beauty of cherry blossoms and the allure of Seoraksan’s majestic landscapes converge to enchant visitors during the spring season!

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9. Gyeongju

Gyeongju is the historical city referred to as “the museum without walls” and it’s also well known for its stunning cherry blossom scenery in Spring. If you want to enjoy the cherry blossom festival as well as learn the history by visiting UNESCO World Heritage sites, Gyeongju is the perfect travel destination for you!

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10. Taean Tulip Festival

| Where: 233-5 Sinon-ri, Nam-myeon, Taean-gun, Chungcheongnam-do
| When: Apr 12 – May 7, 2024

 

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April and May are the time for tulips! Don’t miss out on the famous spring festival, Taean Tulip Festival, where one of the top five tulip festivals in the world is held. The Kkotji Ocean Park in Taean will be transformed into a vast sea of tulips in full bloom!

Find out how to travel around in Taean during spring here!

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7 thoughts on “Spring in Korea: 10 Must-Visit Spring Photo Spots

  1. i will be in Seoul on 1/4/16 till 6/4/16. 2 adults and 2 kids. can u advise me how to go to Jinghae for cherry blossom ? can you give me the link to pre book my bus or train ticket to Jinghae ? 4 years old kids need train or bus tickets ?

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