The view of Fujian Tulou

Part of the interior of a Fujian Tulou is seen in Nanjing county, Fujian province, November 19, 2012. The earthen Tulou buildings, which set up enclosed walls to defend against outside dangers, have served the Hakka people since 11th century, when their ancestors settled down at the south west of Fujian province to escape from rule of Jin ethnic. In 2008, 46 Fujian Tulou were written into the list of World Heritage by United Nations educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for not only its outstanding historical and cultural value but also its excellence in size and building techniques. Picture taken November 19, 2012. Photos: REUTERS

Visitors walk inside a nearly 700 year old Fujian Tulou in Nanjing county, Fujian province, November 19, 2012.


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