The Spring Flowers Are Blooming In Seoul!
I went out for walk on Wednesday in Bukchon to train a new guide for The Soul of Seoul Tours and I was pleasantly surprised to see that the flowers had officially begun to bloom. The anticipation builds every spring to see the beautiful yellows, whites and blush colored petals that will soon be fluttering in the wind. I was elated to get to see them as we are headed to the States today and won’t be back for a month so I will no doubt miss most of the beauty that the cherry blossoms are sure to amaze with. Don’t waste a moment! As quickly as they bloom they are dashed away again, usually by the onslaught of heavy rain that comes at the start of summer. Some of best places to see the beautiful flowers are of course Yeouido, but also Changgyeongung Palace and the Bukchon area are sure to delight. Of course, parks, campuses and just down the street from wherever you reside is a surefire place to spot a flowering tree as well. So, wherever you are, instead of watching your feet step one two three down the street, glance to the sky and see what you can see and hopefully it’s a flowering tree.
Bukchon Hanok Alley (북촌 한옥마을)
105 Gye-dong Jongno-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 종로구 계동 105 북촌문화센터
Subway: Anguk Station, exit 2. Walk straight and follow the signage.