One Day Yongding Tulou Tour from Xiamen

Have you ever heard the Tulou? When mentioning Xiamen tour, have a visit to Tulou, a kind of earthen fort-houses should never be missed for tourists who like folk culture. Tulou is a jewel of Eastern civilization. It is a unique mythical mountain village inhabitant building in the world and a unique existence in ancient Chinese architecture. It is famous for its long history, unique style, grand scale, exquisite structure and other characteristics, which is famous among the world’s residents of architectural art. Tulou is the most typical old style folk house building in Fujian Province. From the visit to Tulou you will find basic facts of the province’s history and customs.

  • Yongding Tulou
  • Private tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Entrance tickets + Lunch
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One Day Yongding Tulou Tour from Xiamen

At 08:00 the guide and driver will meet you in your hotel lobby. Then we will drive for about 2.5 minutes to Yongding County to visit the special folk house building – Tulou.

Yongding Tulou

Today we will visit the grandest Tulou in Yongding – the Chengqilou Building in Gaobei Village. According to record, the construction of Chengqilou lasted 3 centuries from the Ming Dynasty to the Qing Dynasty. It has diameter of 73 meters, the corridors are 229 meters long. The whole building consists of three circles of building. The outer circle has 4 layers and is 16.4 meters tall. On each layer there are 72 rooms. The middle circle has 2 layers and one each layer there are 32 rooms. The inner circle is the ancestor worship temple. The whole building has 400 rooms, 3 gates, and 2 wells. There are about 60 families live in the building.

After the visit, we will driver for about 2.5 hours back to your hotel in Xiamen.

Yongding Tulou


Price includes

  • Air-condition car and licensed driver
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fee
  • Chinese style lunch

Price excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (recommended)

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