Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival 2015

 

 

Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival 2015Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival is the largest & most famous tourist attraction of South Korea. It is celebrated every year  between late March to Early April in Jinhae in Changwon,  Gyeongsangnam-do. It marks the arrival of spring season. The cherry blossom trees are in full bloom. The entire area is painted in the white & light pink tint of this beautiful flower.It look so heavenly & divine that you won’t like to go back from here :)

History of Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival

This festival is celebrated in the honor of Admiral Yi Sun-shin, a naval hero of Imjin war of 1592-1598 . He played key role in defeating the Japanese army. The festival is said to have started on April 13, 1952. Since then it is celebrated every year attracting around 2 million local & foreign visitors.

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The streets , mountains, pavements are all filled with white flower. There are approximately 340,000 trees of Cherry Blossom in the area. HUGE !!

Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival 2015

It’s not just the destination, you are going to enjoy the journey as much. The onset of spring transform the entire region into a huge canvas.

Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival 2015

It looks like a vivid imagination of a painter. But don’t we all agree that nature is the biggest artist of all. Enjoy the mesmerizing work of nature, at its best.

Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival 2015

 

You might also like to read – Busan International Fireworks Festival

Yeojwacheon Stream

A wooden promenade of  around 1 km is the most picturesque stream. Both sides are covered with the cherry blossom trees loads with the pale pink flowers. The stream is decorated with beautiful heart, cartoon characters, marine life characters. The beauty of this place increases many fold during night time when the whole place is lit up with thousands of light bulbs & strings.

Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival 2015

The beauty of the place will leave you awestruck ….

Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival 2015

If kids are accompanying you, they will surely love the place. My kids were not even ready to leave from here :D .

Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival 2015

A slight wind breeze starts a shower of cherry blossom flowers giving an illusion of snow fall. The petals flowing in the water appears like snow flakes.

Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival 2015

You will find many food stall at both the sides. Try the local food. Its worth it :)

Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival 2015

 

Gyeonghwa Station

Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival 2015

 

Don’t Forget to take a train ride . I assure you its going to be one the best  picturesque journeys of your life.

Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival 2015

Pose & Smile !!

Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival 2015

 

Meanwhile I leave you with some more pictures from the festival. I enjoyed it a lot with my family & friends. Don’t forget to attend the festival if you are in South Korea during Late march & early April.  A must attend festival, Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival.

 

Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival 2015

Enjoying the lovely surrounding with my adorable family.

Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival 2015

The place evoked the child inside me, again !!

Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival 2015Would you like to go back from this fairy land. I won’t !Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival 2015

 

If you need any other information regarding the festival, leave you query in the comment section below. I promise to get back with the information :). Happy Traveling !

Garima Nag
A compulsive traveler, voracious reader & habitual fashionista. Love to explore, live & laugh. Read More

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