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Nanxi Earth Buildings

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A Marvellous Masresrpiece of Architecture

The 4hr tour in this Modern Wonder took us by surprise.we learned so many things-the culture,the... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2016
AdiehardFoodlover
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Ipoh, Malaysia
This area fooled the USA as satellite photos of the ringed buildings were interpreted as missile silos during the 70's

This village is slightly off the beaten path and there were not many tourists when we visited. Our... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2015
WilsonC88
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Hong Kong, China
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1 Dec 2016
“A Marvellous Masresrpiece of Architecture”
24 Sep 2015
“This area fooled the USA as satellite photos of the ringed buildings were interpreted as missile silos during the 70's”
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Xia'nanxi, Hukeng Town, Yongding County 364111, China
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

The 4hr tour in this Modern Wonder took us by surprise.we learned so many things-the culture,the dialects spoken,the local cuisines,the livelihood,the simple way of life,serenity and others.The Chinese Hakkas visit these Toulos to remind them of their roots in ancient China.Dont miss this Wonder.

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Reviewed 25 September 2015

This village is slightly off the beaten path and there were not many tourists when we visited. Our driver has never taken tourists here and had to ask for directions. The main structure was an impressive ring walled structure 4 storeys high.

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Reviewed 21 May 2015

The main building in Nanxi dates from the late XIXth century and has been converted into a hotel(of sorts). It is large and includes a three rooms hall in the courtyard. The appeal of staying in this hotel totally eludes me

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Reviewed 23 September 2014

One of the best village you should visit. So quiet, tourists are few. It's really an original and poor village. 3 years ago, if you want to find a coca-cola here, it's impossible. Farming is still very important here. People used to make living by...More

1  Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 10 March 2014 via mobile

These huge roundhouses, contructed almost entirely of compacted mud and timber, is a testament to the architectural techniques of ancient times. That they are still standing after almost 700 years is really amazing !! This whole area is a really unique experience, not to be...More

2  Thank Andrew_Alin
Reviewed 10 July 2012

The round earth buildings are a group of circular buildings with dwellings on the peryphery, while the interior is a common ground for the habitants. The ground level is dedicated for the communal functions like kitchens and so on. The buildings are made from mud...More

1  Thank IC170252
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