Where to see Cherry Blossoms in Seoul

For the best experience when visiting South Korea, it's recommended to plan your trip during the spring or fall seasons. In spring, the weather is pleasant, and you can enjoy the enchanting sight of cherry blossoms in full bloom. Seoul offers numerous cherry blossom spots, making it convenient for visitors. These beautiful flowers typically bloom from late March to the first week of April. 

Immerse yourself in the charm of cherry blossoms and recreate your favorite K-drama scenes at these picturesque locations:

Seoul Forest: 

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Unlike the crowded and popular cherry blossom spots in Seoul, the experience at Seoul Forest is more relaxed and enjoyable. Here, you can have a leisurely picnic with friends. Explore the area and venture onto the overhead footbridge at Eco Forest for a mesmerizing view of cherry blossom trees and vibrant yellow forsythia blooming on Eungbongsan Mountain.

Beyond the cherry blossoms, Seoul Forest also offers the beauty of tulips and various other flowers.

Location: 273, Ttukseom-ro, Seongdong-gu, Seoul (서울특별시 성동구 뚝섬로 273)

Jungnangcheon Stream Cherry Blossom Road: 

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If you want to explore more of a hidden cherry blossom attraction, you can check out Jungnangcheon Stream's cherry blossom road. This charming pathway runs alongside the stream, adorned with forsythia and a picturesque cherry blossom tunnel overhead. Lined with forsythia trees, it features a 5 km-long rose tunnel and an enchanting cherry blossom tunnel. Not only does this hidden spot feature a long rose tunnel, but it also hosts the annual Seoul Rose Festival every spring.

Location: Janganbeotkkot-ro, Dondaemun-gu, Seoul (Huigyeong2-dong Citizens Center - Gunjagyo Bridge section)(서울특별시 동대문구 장안벚꽃로 / 휘경2둥 주민센터~군자교 구간)

Seokchon Lake:

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To enhance your experience of cherry blossoms, visit Seokchon Lake. The cherry blossom trees encircle the popular Lotte World, creating a beautiful reflection on the lake's surface. Whether day or night, Seokchon Lake offers perfect photo opportunities to capture the beauty of cherry blossoms. While this spot is breathtaking, be prepared for large crowds, as it's one of the most popular places to view cherry blossoms, attracting a significant number of visitors yearly.

Location: Jamsil-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul (서울특별시 송파구 잠실동)

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For a complete cherry blossom experience, explore festivals across South Korea, including the Jeju Cherry Blossom Festival, Jinhae Gunhangje Cherry Blossom Festival, Gyeongju Cherry Blossom Festival, Yeouido Cherry Blossom Festival, and the Seokchon Lake Cherry Blossom Festival, held in Seoul.

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