[Wanderlust Wednesday] Blooms and Blossoms in South Korea 2016… What is your choice?

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Spring has arrived in South Korea. So are the cherry blossoms and the perfect weather. Now is the perfect time to celebrate Korea in Bloom!


Here are the best colorful blooms across Korea handpicked for you this year by Korea’s #1 travel shop, Trazy.com. See which you like the best. What is your choice for 2016? For details, click here.

1. Gwangyang Apricot Festival 2016

Photo courtesy of Woong Kim, ‘Gwangyang-Maehwa Village’

Gwangyang International Apricot Festival, is by far the most prominent apricot festival in South Korea. It will be taking place at Gwangyang Maehwa Village, in the South Jeolla Province, that boasts over 83 acres of apricot trees! So go ahead and breathe in the scent while walking beneath the bursting apricot blossoms! For details and directions, click here.

2. Cherry Blossoms in Busan and Its Vicinity


Many people think that Busan is merely a popular summer destination in Korea, but actually, due to its warm weather, it is one of the first places where spring arrives. And when it does, the city is filled with beautiful cherry blossom scenery! We highly recommend you to stroll down Dalmajigil Road, a walkway lined with cherry blossomed trees where you can also peer down at beautiful Haeundae beach! A short excursion from Busan to its vicinity like Gyeongju and Jinhae is also a must! For details, click here.

3. Jinhae Gunhangjae Cherry Blossom Festival 2016

Cherry blossom in Jinhae, Korea.
Cherry blossom in Jinhae, Korea.

Be prepared to be swept away by South Korea’s most prestigious cherry blossom festival, Jinhae Gunhangje Festival (April 1~10)! For details and directions, click here.


Watch as a train slowly moves through a beautiful cherry blossom tunnel and cross a romantic bridge over a stream with your significant ones. Yes, a visit to Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival 2016 will be the trip of your lifetime.

4. Cherry Blossom Festivals in Seoul

Photo Courtesy of Republic of Korea, ‘Spring in Royal Palace, Changdeokgung’

Seoul is a romantic city at all times, but such atmosphere reaches its peak especially when spring comes. Visit this city and admire the white and pink petals of cherry blossoms falling over the walls of Gyeongbokgung and Deoksugung palaces. 😉


Take a walk around Namsan Park and Yeouido Hangang Park, where cherry blossoms and other spring flowers burst in bloom, too! And if you wish to visit all of them in one day without a hassle, click here.

5. Jindo Sea Parting Festival 2016

Photo courtesy of kaffy, ‘Jindo’

Have you ever seen anything like sea parting? If you visit Jindo Sea Parting Festival 2016, also known as Jindo Miracle Sea Road Festival, you will be awestruck by this wondrous sight! So do not miss this opportunity to witness the nature’s wonder in Jindo Island! For details and directions, click here.

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Article by: Yemi @ Trazy.com

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