Mojeong stone tower path in Nochusan mountain
Road where you can feel a mother’s love for her children.
Mojeong tower road is a mountain path with a stone tower at the foot of Nochusan Mountain. As you pass by stone tower built by the tourists, you can see a elaborate stone tower with the height of adult. When you walk further, you can also see a stone tower stacked on both sides of a narrow street. Surprisingly, a single person has built 3,000 stone towers that are lined up along 1km walkway.
Cha Ok Sun, who built a stone tower, had four children but two sons passed away and her husband suffered from a disease. She started to build a stone tower to pray for peace in the family because she was so desperate. The stone tower that she began to build in 1986 was built until 2011, the year she passed away. More than 3,000 stone towers have been built with solidity.
As this story broke out, many people were touched by mother’s maternal instinct. Town residents maintained Mojeongtap tower road by setting up a stone tower experience center and installing restroom, etc. People make wishes in front of the stone tower and build small stone towers next to it.
Close your eyes and touch the stone. Can you feel the maternal instinct?
Gangneung-si, Wangsan-myeon, Daegi-ri san 716
intra-city bus 507