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Yongding Earth Building

South of Longyan Region, Yongding County 364100, China
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South of Longyan Region, Yongding County 364100, China
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Reviewed April 18, 2017

Very interesting place to visit, good to walk around the building and see the different areas. The building looks great from the outside in the round architecture and has nice decoration in the inside. Plenty of history

Thank Lauren W
Reviewed November 16, 2016

Beautiful and impressive earthern buildings with some build hundred of years ago. Went with a tour guide who was very knowledgeable about the history, the construction and the culture and tradition of the people and family who live here. With written English materials not available,...More

Thank ongaiai
Reviewed September 15, 2016

Have been to many parts of China, but this trip to Yongding Tulou country is quite an awesome and inspiring experience. That the hakka people, out of necessity and grits, could construct these buildings practically in the middle of nowhere, is truly remarkable. Heng kong,...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2016

There are so many other tulous that it is unnecessary to visit this one. Especially before 4 pm. Avoid.

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Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

If you are not familiar or non Chinese speaking it is best to get a local guide so you can have a better understanding of the Hakka culture. Had not seen young locals around and majority of those we met were above 60s. They were...More

Thank Al H
Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

The Tulou communities of Yongding's Hakka people are a must see sight. I've been living in China for two years and have visited many places here and I think the tulou of Fujian are really special. Everyone knows when they come that they will see...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed January 17, 2016

Amazing to see that an entire community continues to live and work in here. Most of the first floor area are converted tea shops and some of the neighbours will invite you up to the 3rd floor to take a panorama picture of the entire...More

Thank mudan213
Reviewed December 2, 2015

These buildings are a work or man made ability that i find hard to understand. How with out cranes or modern technology did they build these structures. Some are square and some are perfectly round. Families still live in many of them and some sadly...More

Thank Wendy K
Reviewed October 26, 2015

This is a must-visit place in Fujian. The architecture of each building in this compound are unique, mostly are in circular or square shape. I only had enough time to visit those in Hongkeng Tulou cluster. Zhengcheng tulou, Fuyu tulou and Kuiju tulou are the...More

Thank Javier L
Reviewed October 17, 2015

As far as I know, the Hakka Tulous are unique and as such, worth seeing. The ones in Yongding are located in a fenced park and the largest are Zhencheng, Kuiju, Rusheng and Fuyu.They are mostly round, but also square and built to accommodate up...More

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RMB 90. Some of the hostel operator will tell you they have methods to skip the entrance fees, DO NOT trust them. Buy proper tickets are more secure. [Sometimes those operators are link with some "officials", they will check... More