Top 5 Cherry Blossom Festivals in Seoul

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 Seoul’s cherry blossom festivals that will take place in early April 2019!

1. Yeouido Cherry Blossom Festival

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Yeouido Cherry Blossom Festival is the most famous cherry blossom festival 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.

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2. Seokchon Lake Cherry Blossom Festival

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.

3. Namsan Cherry Blossom Festival

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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.

Photo courtesy of N Seoul Tower Official Facebook

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 which add more romantic vibes to the place. Admission tickets to N Seoul Tower Observatory are available here.

4. Walkerhill Street Festival

The Walkerhill St. Festival is held by the Walkerhill Sheraton hotel, which is located near Achasan Mountain. The route is well known as one of the most scenic drives you can find in Seoul as well.

  • Where? Achasan Mountain
  • Best Spot? ‘Walkerhill Road’ along the Sheraton Grand Walkerhill hotel

Achasan Mountain is also a popular hiking spot where you can enjoy the panoramic view of the city from the top. There’s a beautiful octagonal pavilion on the way up, so try stopping by.

5. 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.

6. Suyang Cherry Blossom Festival

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.

If you are interested, check out our list of Korea’s Best Spring & Cherry Blossom Festivals 2019 as well! Don’t forget to visit, Korea’s #1 Travel Shop, for the latest, trendiest and newest things to do in South Korea!


  1. Hi,we are arriving in seoul on april 20 -24..Is there a chance we could still catch the cherry blossoms?

  2. Hi, can you let me know if I go to seoul from 5-12 April, would it be a good timing to see cherry blossom? should i go earlier or later?

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