China, Fujian Province, Chuxi Village, an earthen and wooden fortress home to members of the same Hakka family, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In 2008, UNESCO granted World Heritage status to Tulou's "Apartments", placing the buildings as outstanding examples of a tradition and building function illustrating a particular type of community and defensive community organization. . Fujian Tulou is "the most extraordinary type of Chinese rural dwellings" of the Hakka minority group and others in the mountainous areas of southwestern Fujian.
Keywords used by Collection GEO to describe this photograph: asia, china, tulou, architecture, earth, earthen architecture, fujian tulou, hakka, exterior, unesco, unesco world heritage, travel, destination, tradition, house, land, world culture, day, village, house fortress
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