Spring is in the air- literally! Because the Yeoido Cherry Blossom Festival started from yesterday!
The Yeouido Spring Flower Festival is held for one week behind the National Assembly- there are 1,886 Korean cherry trees located in one area!
Period: 04.04.2016 ~ 04.10.2016
Address: Gukhoe-daero, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
During this time, cars have limited access because most of the road has been cleared to allow visitors to enjoy the blossoms and festivities, so we recommend you take the metro!
1) Dangsan Station (Subway Line 2 or 9), Exit 4. 20 minute walk.
1) Yeouinaru Station (Subway Line 5), Exit 1. 20 minute walk.
3) Yeouido Station (Subway Line 5 or 9), Exit 5. Take Bus 162, 262, or 461 to National Assembly Bus Stop.
4) National Assembly Station (Subway Line 9), Exit 1 or 6. 5 minute walk.
The official website for Yeongdeungpo has a lot of information on different events and activities, but it is all in Korean! We took some useful and interesting information, and translated it into english for you here!
There are 4 different “Celebration Parades” held during the 2016 Yeouido festival!
Monday 4.4 13:30
Tuesday 4.5 15:00
Wednesday 4.7 14:00
Sunday 4.10 14:30
There is even a walking marathon scheduled for the last day of the festival!
Held from 10:30 am on Sunday (April 4th), i costs 3,000 won for the entry, and you will walk 3 kilometes!
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Need a map? There is one available above in Korean! Save a copy on your phone so you know where the nearest bathroom is! (YES, we know how important this is!) Also, please note the location of the pink font, and the blue font on the map! That is the location of two stages (The flower stage and the sky stage), where there will be a lot of interesting and exciting performances!
There are even free coupons!
Check out the website so find some amazing coupons to use through the month of April, until the middle of May!
So check out the amazing cherry blossom festival while you have the chance!
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