Yeouiseo-ro behind the National Assembly in Yeouido, western Seoul, one of the most popular places for people to visit to enjoy cherry blossoms in full bloom each spring, is closed until April 10 for pedestrians and until April 11 for cars. The move is to prevent any further spread of the coronavirus. [NEWS1]Any plans you may have had to go out and see colorful flowers in full bloom while enjoying a warm spring breeze will have to wait until next year. As the global coronavirus outbreak has introduced social distancing into the world’s vocabulary, large gatherings such as concerts, sporting events and festivals nationwide have been canceled to prevent the spread. After weeks of sticking close to home, people are naturally eager to get out, enjoy the warmer temperatures and admire the beauty of spring as they do every year. Taking a stroll among the cherry blossoms is an annual traditional for many, and over one million people gathered in Yeouido, western Seoul, last week to enjoy the scene. As some areas attract large amounts of people every year, some grow wary about whether it would be safe to go during a global pandemic. After the cancelation of the Jinhae… Read full this story
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