Jinhae, South Korea
Jinhae is a district in Changwon City, South Korea. This region is served by the Korean National Railroad, and is famous for its annual cherry blossom festival every spring. The city front is on a sheltered, island-studded bay, and is almost completely surrounded by mountains covered with pine trees.
A popular spot in Jinhae is the picturesque Yeojwa Stream and Promenade, which are located near the main train station. A popular place for couples, made famous by the Korean drama â€œRomanceâ€, the small stream is bordered by yellow canola flowers and a 1.5-kilometer boardwalk that's covered by a canopy of cherry blossoms.
Things to See & Do
* Yeojwa Stream and Promenade
* Jinhae city Museum
* Mt Jangbok Park
* Naval Academy
* Yongchu Falls
Cruise Season - Jan - Dec
Currency - South Korean won (â‚©) (KRW)
Language - Korean
Population - 172,000 approx
Land Area - 120.19 kmÂ²
Electricity - two vertical square pins and one perpendicular below British style
Time - GMT plus nine hours
International Country Telephone Code - + 82
Travel Links - The nearest airport is in Busan, the neighboring town to the east. The Airport is called Busan Gimhae International Airport.
Trains are available from Daegue, approx 1hr 50mins and Seoul 3hours.