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Address: Within Yongding County, Yongding County 364100, China
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8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Interesting piece of Fuzhou history

If you want to understand the area better, definitely come visit here! It was interesting seeing the old Hakka houses and learning about the history. I find it funny how even... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We spent 2 nights in the Earthen Folk Cultural Village near Hukeng, using it as a base to explore various clusters of Tulous. The Tulous themselves are amazing buildings and well worth seeing, but they can be crowded, particularly the ones that you would visit on a day trip. Also, like a lot of attractions in China, the experience is... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

If you want to understand the area better, definitely come visit here! It was interesting seeing the old Hakka houses and learning about the history. I find it funny how even after hundreds of years, these people still have the nickname "outsiders". Great for a short day trip from Xiamen.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Either take a day trip from Xiamen, or even better stay overnight in a round house. I've done both and think actually staying in a round, or square house gives depth to the experience. Generations and extended family live in the houses, which can house up to 300 people. It's great to walk along the river visiting the various houses.... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Unique architecture and culture, really amazing. Totally worth the visit but take into account that if you are short in time from Xiamen, you can already see and enjoy hundreds of tulous in the area of Nanjing saving approx one hour and a half of driving. In Nanjing there is a interpretation center and from there some choices to visit... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

These hakka houses all over Yongding are very beatifull. Lot's of interesting historical facts (such as the oldest one being from 1309 and the newest around 1960). Interestingly enough the hotel we stayed in, Hakka Earth Building Prince Hotel, is nowhere to be found on TA. It's locate in Hukeng, in the middle of the area.

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Xiamen, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Once I and my boyfriend wanted to experience the real life in hakka area, so we tried to live here for 3 months. People really got up early, so if we got up late, we needed to book the ingredients one day in advance(there was not big market, only 2 little shops selling ingredients). The village is far away from... More 

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Asten, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Nice surrounding. many people visit the site, toillets are horrible. Friendly people, long trip from xiamen. about 3 hours drive

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

This is a great day out. About 2.5 hours drive from Xiamen and well worth the trip. Fascinating architecture and insight into the communal lives of the Hakka people. The best houses are the ones still inhabited by Hakka, not the larger commercialised ones. The view from the uppermost level is best. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes as the... More 

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Schleusingen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

Very interesting building, for sure more a tourist place as a living building, but the area is very interesting and this huge building should be a stop. Would set this area to the top 10 of china. And you are probably the only western between thousands of Chinese tourists

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

The hakka houses are truly unique, and should not be missed if you're visiting fujian. Ideally, you should try to allow enough time to stay in the tulou area for at least one night, to really like experience how life was like in one of these villages. The architectural techniques used in constructing these hakka houses are pretty unique, and... More 

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Address: Within Yongding County, Yongding County 364100, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Fujian  >  Yongding County
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 1

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