Videos about TuLou, China

Rural China 中国 from above

Beautiful aerial shots of the rice terraces and karst peaks of GuangXi province, plus the communal Tulou residences in FuJian province ...

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Discover FuJian 福建 province …

On the south east coast of China, with ZheJiang to the north and GuangDong to the south.

In part, FuJian is famous for its tea and lychee fruit.

The largest cities include FuZhou (the capital) and XiaMen.

Hakka, a Han Chinese people but with their own distinct identity, live in the southern parts of the province. The Hakka are most associated with their unique TuLou - large, round, communal dwellings.

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The coastal city of XiaMen 厦门 and the Hakka community round houses – FuJian province

South east China.

XiaMen was one of the first four 'special economic zones' when China began economic liberalization in the early 1980s (just 30 years ago).

The traditional round houses of the Hakka ethnic minority, called TuLou (土楼), provided a measure of security and were like a small village inside.

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