Hyangnamu Tree in Changdeokgung Palace – Best Place To Visit In Seoul

Hyangnamu Tree in Changdeokgung Palace

Hyangnamu or ‘Aromatic Tree’ in Changdeokgung Palace is estimated to be about 700 years old, meaning it had likely been planted before the palace was built. It stands 12m in height, measures 5.9m in girth around the roots, and has branches spreading in all four directions. It is designated and protected as a National Natural Monument.

How To Go There:

Anguk Station (Subway Line 3), Exit 3.
Go straight for 5min.

OR

Jongno 3(sam)-ga Station (Subway Line 1, 3 or 5), Exit 7.
Go straight along Donhwamun-ro Street for 10min.