Few Days before the Opening of Donghaksa Cherry Blossom Festival

Lanterns on the cherry blossom street for upcoming Buddha’s Birthday

It seems that every spring Korea is buzzing with cherry blossom fever at around this time of the year.  No wonder people are excited to go see the flower trees at the “hottest viewing spots” such as Jinhae or Yeouido as you cannot deny that these trees are more beautiful when many of them are together and are in full bloom.  Near the city of Daejeon, the cherry blossom festival held at Donghaksa temple in Gyeryongsan Mountain is famous among those seeking a perfect photo zone.

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