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Spring Festivals in South Korea
Middle of March - April, 2010
Spring cannot be imagined without blossoming flowers. If you cannot imagine your vacation without the, be prepared to visit Korea. The cold winds and freezing temperatures of winter have passed, and Korea is ready to welcome a spring back. This time of the season makes the most of the good weather and, therefore, you can freely enjoy Korea’s flower, food, and culture festivals that are getting ready to enchant you. Feel the power of the nature in Korea and enjoy the best of the spring festivals there!
Spring announces its arrival in Korea with a blanket of yellow and white blossoms spreading throughout the country. The beauty of the season is beyond you imagination. Cherry blossoms, apricot flowers, and cornus fruit trees start to bloom right from the beginning of March when the air is still slightly chilly. The first festival to celebrate is Gwangyang Maehwa (Apricot Blossom) Festival will be held between the 13th and 21st of March, 2010 in a small Maehwa Village. However, you can enjoy the blossoming cherries even in the biggest cities.
Then comes the time for Gurye Sansuyu (Cornus Fruit) Festival. The festival is schedules to take place between 18th and 21st of March, 2010. If you want to experience the traditional festival in a small traditional village, feel free to visit Jirisan Mountain Hot Springs District. You will be amazed by the beauty of nature and the yellow patterns of flowers that it can create. The little houses are looking like small icebergs in the yellow sea.
Would you like to experience the nature in a big city? Between the 7th and 11th of April, 2010 stay in Seoul. Yeouido Spring Flowers Festival will be held in Area behind Yeouido National Assembly Building and the surrounding areas of Yunjungno & Yeouido. The street behind the National Assembly Building - Yunjung-ro street is lined with 1400 cherry blossom trees and is the most famous cherry blossom street in Seoul. Visit Korea in spring, discover its traditional lifestyle with a modern day twist and share your experiences with everyone.
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