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Yuchang Building

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can visit this tulou as part of one of the tourist bus routes. You can't get upstairs in the building unless you pay a local person a fee to have your picture taken. Also, the ground level is taken up by small shops (as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DeborahClarkson
Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

While most tuluos (earthen buildings) built by the early Hakka are round, with usual walls and supports, Yu Chang Luo is well known for its zig zag support where a left slant is supported by a right slants. It’s pretty to take picture and sample...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 3, 2018

Yuchang Lou is one of the many rounded Tulou ("earthern building") in Fujian. These are traditional rural dwellings of the Hakka communities. While there are many tulous to visit, this one is especially worth visiting for two good reasons. It retains enough of its original...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank yeonghaur
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Yuchang Lou is one of the Tianloukeng Tulou cluster ancient building. It is still inhabited with the local 客家 families. When we were there, it happens that they are celebrating the full month of a baby. So we get to see the busiest celebration. The...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Peggy T
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

If you are in the region to see Tulous, then this is the only one worth seeing. It has a 700 year old history and it is fascinating to see the structure still standing. The folks living there still draw fresh mountain water for their...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 19, 2016

The largest circular tulou (earthen building) of the Tianluokeng Cluster standing for hundreds of years already, the Yuchanglou's architecture is unique. The supporting posts at the top of the building are slanted at an angle, similar to the Leaning Tower of Pisa, some say. There's...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank 3lgdz
Reviewed January 11, 2016 via mobile

The craftsmanship from the past is amazing. I cannot believe that these buildings still stand so strong, and are still lived in today.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Jason C
Reviewed August 10, 2015

Very well preserved tulou - access is through a charming stone walkway across the river. It has a market just like other tulous

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed January 9, 2015

We were on a tour specifically designed to show us an insight into the real China, so we were staying with a local family in a house nearby. The whole community is like one big extended family and we were treated as guests and welcomed...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank J L
Reviewed September 9, 2014

Of all the tulous we saw, this was the one of which I formed the least positive impression. That's a shame because this is one of the oldest surviving tulous, dating back to the 14th century. It is also notable as being a rare example...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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