Thursday, March 29, 2018

4 Best Riverside Cherry Blossom Spots in Korea: Dongchon Resort and more!

Chatting and strolling with you loved ones in the spring sunshine. Enjoying dazzling cherry blossoms.  Watching the sunset on the riverside. If any of this is your idea of spending a fine spring day, check out one of the following cherry blossom hot spots! Cherry blossoms are expected to start bloom on March 28 and will reach to peak a week later.
Geumhogang Cherry Blossom Street (Jijeo-dong)

Moving along Geumhogang River and pass the Ayang Railroad, you will notice a bright white blossoms decorate along the street. It’s Geumhogang Cherry Blossom Street located in Jijeo-dong. The street continues between the railroad and Gonghang-gyo Bridge. The streets are lined with two rows of cherry blossoms which create an illusion as if it were a tunnel. It is also beautiful after sunset because of the lights superficially installed to project the blossoms.

 [Ayang Railroad]
■ Nearest Station: Ayanggyo Station(Line1) EXIT 4
*Cross the bridge and turn left to get to the cherry blossom street
■ Address: 82, Haedong-ro, Dong-gu, Daegu, Korea
■ Address(KR): 대구 동구 해동로 82

[Gonghanggyo Bridge]
■ Address: 130, Gonghang-ro, Dong-gu, Daegu, Korea
■ Address(KR): 대구 동구 공항로 130

Kkotbora Garden (Sangyuk-dong)

Heading over the Shincheon, check out Kkotbora Garden(꽃보라 동산) located near Docheong-gyo 
Bridge. If you are a KNU student, you might have heard of this place. It’s a cherry blossom spot near Kyungpook University campus.
■ Google Map keyword: search "Daegu Docheonggyo"

Dongchon Resort

Dongchon Resort is a popular spot for locals to spend weekends. You can find a place to sit under trees, ride a duck pedal boat or simply walk along the river. The area is also known for numerous good restaurants and cafes. During spring, people visit here to enjoy cherry blossoms.

■ Nearest Station: Dongchon Station(Line2) Exit 3
*Come out to Exit 3 and cross the bridge to reach to Dongchon Resort.
■ Address: 74, Hyodong-ro 6-gil, Dong-gu, Daegu, Korea
■ KR Address: 대구 동구 효동로6 74
* Use the address above to get to Dongchon Resort
*The address is for a store located right by the resort.

Suseongmot Lake

We’d like to give you an extra spot to enjoy cherry blossom. Not a riverside but Suseongmot lake is worth being on the list for its beautiful and relaxing spot to enjoy cherry blossom in spring.
■ Nearest Station: Suseongmot Station(Line3)


  1. Oh how I miss Daegu and Suseongmot Lake. Is the restaurant Carlo still there? When he was in his old location in Jisan-dong we visited him often.

    1. Hi, Eric! Yep! It seems like it is still running! :) You should visit Daegu again!