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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mine is a party of Mandarin-speaking OBCs. I suggest you hire a translator if you do not speak the Mandarin-dialect or the Hakka-dialect. We hired a guide at the "welcome center" for 60 RMB. It's 60 RMB per party not per person, Mandarin-speaking. She/the guide...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed March 8, 2019 via mobile

Tulou are multistorey fortified structure that were built to protect the Tulou inhabitants from bandits and wild animals. This is a magic place and it feels like going back to the past. These villages are UNESCO world heritage and really worth the visit. The most...More

Date of experience: March 2019
58  Thank giudeleo94
Reviewed January 9, 2019

Can Visit the the Xiamen Tulou on your own ...no require Tour...went on public bus 8.30 am @ RMB 65. and the bus will stop infront of the Tulou around 12 noon . Going back wait on the same spot for 2.45 pm public bus.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Chinjoongonn123
Reviewed December 16, 2018

I really enjoyed seeing the Houses in Longyan Region but was disappointed in the commercialism inside the houses now. I was hoping one would have some samples of the Hakka people but nothing was found in the area related to the people, just the houses.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Tim R
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

After spending a million years trying to figure out how to see the tulou solo, it seemed too much hassle with the buses and I found that it actually worked out cheaper to go with a Chinese tour group. I never normally do this but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank sallyj1992
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The Hakka houses are fascinating examples of a very practical architectural model. Try to best to visit the smaller villages, where people simply live in the Hakka houses and haven't turned them into huge traveler attractions.

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank katherined158
Reviewed July 1, 2018

The houses could be more attractive, had they make it cleaner and renovated a bit to look more like a living museum.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Danny S
Reviewed December 29, 2017

I visited Yongding Tulou starting from Xiamen. I spent 1 night staying inside HongKeng Cultural Village (洪坑村). The tulou clusters which I visited were Yongding HongKeng, Gaobei and ChuXiLou. I would recommend skipping ChuXiLou as the main tulou museum was under renovation. Overall, it was...More

Date of experience: December 2017
4  Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

Nice place to visit , I was traveling from xiamen. It was a big journey to me . But there was new experience to your life . One time is enough

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank MikeJuliya
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Visited Xiamen for 5 days with my parents and spent one day to visit Yongding Tu Lou (Hakka houses). It takes about 3 hour to drive there from the City of Xiamen. This is ChengQi Lou. It is the best of all the old houses....More

Date of experience: November 2017
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damiencjl
December 8, 2018|
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Response from tuloutravel1 | Property representative |
Dear Damien, Thanks for the question. The Tulou area is wheel chair "accessible" but not friendly, as you said the road there is a little "bumpy". however we can arrange a private vehicle and an experienced male tour guide... More
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Lay61
March 20, 2018|
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Response from LG_Kay | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It is not possible to prebook bus in China, unlike train. I could not remember the exact bus schedule from Xiamen to Yongding. It is not regular. I suggest you enquire at the bus station to decide your option. Given... More
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chestrnut
December 29, 2017|
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Response from Grant K | Reviewed this property |
The city of Xiamen would be your base. You could easily spend 2 days touring Xiamen (tour Gulangyu Island, shop Zhongshan Road, hike Nanputuo Temple, ...), then allocate one full day for the Hakka Houses, with an early... More
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