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Fujian Tianluo Tulou (Nanjing Wooden building), Nanjing County
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Visit unique earthen constructions at Fujian Tianluo Tulou (Nanjing Wooden building), a World Heritage Site displaying architecture found only in the mountainous areas of Fujian and Guangdong. A "toulu" represents a large, enclosed, and fortified earthen building, usually square or circular, with thick walls and the capacity to house around 80 people. Take a walk around the site and see how people still live in the distinctive buildings today. Climb to the top of the hill and enjoy views of the three round, one square, and one unique oval toulu, called “four dishes with a soup” in Chinese. Take a look at our Nanjing County travel itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Fujian Tianluo Tulou (Nanjing Wooden building) and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • I rented a car and driver to take me from Xiamen to Tianluo Tulou. It takes 2.5 hours to get to the visitor centre. There are three main sites that are interconnected by a mini bus system that starts ...  more »
  • Interesting trip along a companion is Cantonese boys very nice, the big old mansion was built with Earth and wood has a history of over 200 years
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  • Fujian Earth Buildings——The flying saucer that fell from the sky,the mushroom that grows on the ground.These rare buildings were designed by the circumspect Hakka minority as large fortresses and apar...  more »