Korea’s Best Springtime Destinations
After the cold and colorless winter, spring is a welcome sight. The various bright and colorful flowers throughout the country create a stunning view at every turn. The sweet scent of blossoms permeates the air in both the heart of the city and the quietest of rural villages, making spring the best time to visit Korea. To make the most of this magical time of growth and renewal, read on to learn about the best places to visit.
Enjoy Spring Blossoms on a Day Trip around Seoul
Seoul’s representative cherry blossom tunnel, Yeouido's Yeouiseo-ro Road (Yunjung-ro Road)
Yeouiseo-ro Road (formerly known as Yunjung-ro Road), located behind the National Assembly Building in Yeouido, Seoul, is one of the most popular destinations for viewing cherry blossoms. As cherry blossoms begin to fully bloom in early to mid-April, the 1.7 kilometer path lined with 1,800 cherry blossom trees transforms into a snow-white tunnel, accented with forsythia and other spring blossoms, just in time for Yeongdeungpo’s Yeouido Spring Flower Festival. Traffic is restricted in certain areas of Yeouiseo-ro Road during the festival period, allowing visitors to enjoy the cherry blossoms to their hearts’ content.
- ☞ Address: Areas of Yeouido-dong, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul (Behind the National Assembly Building) (more info)
(서울시 영등포구 여의도동 일대(국회의사당 뒷편))
A perfect springtime walking path, Namsan Park’s Circular Road