Old Pine Tree, Mokhyeon-ri , Hamyang

Old Pine Tree, Mokhyeon-ri , Hamyang


Mokhyeon Village of Hyucheon-myeon, Hamyang-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do

Selection No.

Natural Monument No. 358


in King Yeongjo of the Joseon Dynasty


This is a species of pine tree, Bansong, but the lower part of this is divided into 9 branches. And Residents of here have called this by Gusong. However, two of 9 branches broke off and disappeared, now here remain just 7 branches. The height of this is about 15m, the width is nearly 20m and the trunk is 1.6m in diameter. The age of this is presumed around 270 years old. Iphyengseondae, Hwasangong of Jinyang Jeong planted this, after that this has been preserved as a space for ambitious young people in clan to enjoy a poetical life in nature and enliven their spirits. Afterward, residents and the descendants built a stand by this. Now this calls by Gusongdae.

Surrounded Tourist Attraction

Yongyudam (10km), Byeoksongsa Chilseongyegok (Valley) (20km), Baekundong (28km)