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    • Tutelary Forest of Seongnam-ri, Wonseong
    • Tutelary Forest of Seongnam-ri, Wonseong
    • Tutelary Forest of Seongnam-ri, Wonseong
    • Tutelary Forest of Seongnam-ri, Wonseong
    • Tutelary Forest of Seongnam-ri, Wonseong
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 Classification Natural Monument   93
 Name of Cultural
 Properties
Tutelary Forest of Seongnam-ri, Wonseong
 Kind of Cultural
 Properties
 Quantity 63,877㎡ (Designated area)
 Designated Date 1962.12.03
 Address 191, Seongnam-ri, Sillim-myeon, Wonju, Gangwon-do  Wonju-si  Gangwon-do
 Age
 Owner
 Manager Wonju
 Description Seonghwangnim (Tutelary Forest) means a forest where a local god who protects the town lives.

The shrine woods in Seongnam-ri, Wonseong, is a little far from town.

Villagers in Seongnam-ri have believed the local god of Chiaksan Mountain to be their guardian.

Seonghwangnim consists of many trees such as Carstor Aralia and Rubus coreanus.

The people in the village performed a sacrificial ritual for the god wishing for the well-being and peace of the town twice a year on April 8 and September 9.

The Tutelary Forest of Seongnam-ri, Wonseong, has representative deciduous trees of temperate regions as well as biological value.

Therefore, it is designated and protected as a natural monument.
 
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