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Cosmos Blooming in Seoul

During spring and autumn, beautiful cosmos flowers are in full bloom, providing a remarkable backdrop for photography

Cosmos Blooming
Cosmos Blooming
Cosmos Blooming
Cosmos Blooming

Experience the beauty of nature when you are in South Korea during spring or autumn. Many parks display seas of cosmos flowers in purple, pink, and white varieties, all of which are in full bloom. Parks like Ichon Hangang Park, located in the Yongsan-gu district in Seoul and Hangang River Park have cosmos lovely flowers lining the riverside.

You may also opt to go to Seoul's neighboring towns like Guri-si in the Gyeonggi-do province to see huge fields of cosmos by the northern bank of Han River. If you want a far less crowded park on weekends and holidays near Seoul, head over to Guri Hangang Park just outside of eastern Seoul. They even have a festival dedicated to the cosmos flowers every year in autumn. It will be well worth the trip!

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When do cosmos flowers usually blossom in Seoul?

The seasons of spring and autumn are the flowering periods for cosmos flowers in Seoul. For those who want to witness the blooming of cosmos flowers, the city is at its finest from September to early November, when the temperature is moderate, there is slightly less precipitation, and the flowers are in full bloom. Cosmos lovers can visit a variety of parks or neighboring towns to witness the captivating beauty of the flowers. Show more

Which are some of the best places in Seoul to see beautiful cosmos flowers?

Ichon Hangang Park and Hangang River Park in Yongsan-gu district of Seoul are two of the most attractive places to view the exquisite beauty of cosmos flowers. By the Han River in the Gyeonggi-do province lies Guri-si, where visitors can enjoy the annual Cosmos Festival in autumn. Cosmos flowers grace the riverside of Hangang River Park magnificently. These locations offer a charming and breathtaking experience for tourists and photography lovers. Show more

What colors do cosmos flowers exhibit as they blossom in Seoul in the autumn and spring seasons?

Cosmos flowers present a vibrant display of purple, pink, and white colors as they blossom in Seoul during spring and autumn. Tourists who want to witness the flower's blooming process can visit Ichon Hangang Park, Hangang River Park, and Guri Hangang Park in Seoul. These parks have breathtaking views that display the full glory of the blooming cosmos flowers that are sure to mesmerise nature lovers and provide a perfect ambiance for taking photos. Show more

During what time is the annual Cosmos Festival held in Guri-si?

The Cosmos Festival is an annual 10-day festival held in Guri-si, celebrating the full bloom of cosmos flowers, It is usually held between mid to late October, where visitors can become one with nature and enjoy the beauty of the cosmos reflected in a charming scenic view. The festival features many activities such as the flower exhibitions, photo contest, educational activities, and food booths selling local delicacies. The event provides visitors with an opportunity to celebrate the incredible beauty of the season. Show more

Besides Seoul, which nearby towns are known for their cosmos fields?

Apart from Seoul, Jeju Island, Nami Island, and Yangpyeong are some of the other nearby towns known for their vast cosmos fields. Visitors can experience the varying shades in many colors, such as pink, white, and purple, making these sites ideal for photography and nature lovers. Guri-si in Gyeonggi-do province provides a more significant cosmos display where visitors can experience the Cosmos Festival to celebrate the blooming of the flowers. All these nearby towns offer a captivating experience for tourists and nature lovers alike. Show more

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