The Naval Port Festival in Jinhae, located in South Gyeongsang Province, is held once a year when the cherry blossoms reach its climax, in March – April (different dates). The celebrators indicate the patriotism of the Korean navy admiral Lee Sun-Shin.
The festival is held since 1963, and since, it turned to be one of the outstanding spring’s events of the city. Naval Port Festival events attract, yearly, more than million locals and tourists who enjoy the beauty of the cherry blossom as well as the various culture and art events.
Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days and the high demand for accommodations it is recommended to check hotel rates and book rooms well in advance.