Seoul in Springtime – Namsan Park

Hopefully one day i shall come here! 🙂

The Thrifty Traveller

N Seoul Tower in Springtime N Seoul Tower is 236m high and stands on top of Namsan hill which is 243m above sea level.

Japan might be the country in Asia best known for its sakura (cherry blossoms) but Korea too puts on an excellent floral display in Springtime. One of the best places in Seoul to see cherry blossom and other spring blooms is Namsan Park which we visited in mid April just as the flowers were at their peak.

Cherry Blossom Viewing in Seoul Foreign tourists enjoying the cherry blossom at Namsan Park, Seoul

The park is conveniently located in the heart of the city and is handy for office and factory workers to stretch their legs during their lunch breaks. Actually, to get all the way to the top of the hill involves quite a long walk and we spent a couple of hours ambling along in the cool crisp air – such a pleasant change from our normal humid weather…

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