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Travel Guide@Tulou

Fujian Tulou :: Location and Tourist Maps

Fujian Tulou :: Location and Tourist Maps

Location Map GPS Coordinates for Hongkeng Tulou Cluster-2: N24.676944, E116.972778 Multiple Locations Serial ID Number Name & Location Coordinates Area Date Inscribed 1113-001 Chuxi Tulou Cluster N24 33 3.00 E116 54 1.00  Property: 14.72 Ha Buffer zone: 271.2 Ha 2008 1113-002 Hongkeng Tulou Cluster N24 40 37.00 E116 58 22.00  Property: 29.87 Ha Buffer zone: 72.4 Ha 2008 1113-003 […]

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Heritage homes of Hakkas in Fujian

Heritage homes of Hakkas in Fujian

By FOONG THIM LENG The Hakka houses of China’s Fujian Province transport visitors to another time zone. FROM far, the circular-shaped tulou or earthen buildings in China’s Fujian Province resemble grounded UFOs. In the 1960s, they even startled American spy jet pilots who thought that they were missile launchers. There are over 20,000 tulou in […]

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Getting round

Getting round

By David Sparkes Breaking the beauty of all that is 8 am, a machine-gun sound of firecrackers rattled my peaceful surrounds at a volume that would wake the dead. Or at least, loud enough to wake the only foreigner sleeping in the tulou. I guessed it was time to get up. I had just spent […]

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