|Address||Gyeongsang-ri, Seongju-eup, Seongju-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do|
|Traffic information||Take a bus to Seongju Bus Terminal. As soon as you get off of bus, walk towards Nonghyup bank and turn left. Then walk straight until the end of the road. Once you reach the end, turn right. Then walk a little bit more until you see the pedestrian lane. Cross the treet. You should see the forest by then.|
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Seongbak Forest or "A Forest outside the Fortress" is a man-made forest created outside Seongju-eup Fortress in Seongju-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do. The forest outside of the fortress has both local and historical features as the traditional village forest created artificially for reinforcing weak energy according to the theory of divination based on topography, history, culture and religious belief of the village. The forest currently consists 55 200~500-year old willow trees.
Every August, visitors flock to this forest to see the magnficent beauty of the lilac-purple lily turf (liriope muscari) blossoms. The grassy ground aound the forest serves as a great picnic spot for locals and visitors alike.
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