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Notable Building in Fújiàn Tǔlóu

Chéngqǐ Lóu

In the village of Gāoběi (高北), this 300-year-old tǔlóu has 400 rooms and once housed 1000 inhabitants. It’s built with elaborate concentric rings, with circular passageways between them and a central shrine. It’s on…
Notable Building in Fújiàn Tǔlóu

Zhènchéng Lóu

This most visited tǔlóu is a grandiose structure built in 1912, with two concentric circles and 222 rooms. The ancestral hall in the centre of the tǔlóu is complete with Western-style pillars. The locals dub this tǔ…
Village in Fújiàn Tǔlóu


This delightful river settlement boasts several tǔlóu-converted guesthouses and it is a great base from which to explore the tǔlóu areas. The highlight of the village is the Zhang Ancestral Hall. It is surrounded by…
Notable Building in Fújiàn Tǔlóu

Yùchāng Lóu

The tallest roundhouse in Fújiàn, this vast five-floor structure has 270 rooms and an observation tower to check for marauding bandits. Interestingly, this 300-year-old property’s pillars bend at an angle on the 3rd…
Village in Fújiàn Tǔlóu

Yúnshuǐyáo Village

Between the Héguì and Huáiyuǎn tǔlóu in the Yúnshuǐyáo Tǔlóu Cluster is this beautiful village (formerly known as ancient Chángjiào) where you can sip tea under the big banyan trees and watch water buffalo in the ri…
Notable Building in Fújiàn Tǔlóu

Héguì Lóu

This tallest rectangular tǔlóu in Fújiàn has five storeys and was built on a swamp. It boasts 120 rooms, a school, two wells, and a fortified courtyard in front of the entrance. The mammoth structure was built in 17…
Historic Building in Fújiàn Tǔlóu

Zhang Ancestral Hall

The highlight of Tǎxià village, the Zhang Ancestral Hall is surrounded by 23 elaborately carved spear-like stones, which celebrate the achievements of prominent villagers.
Notable Building in Fújiàn Tǔlóu

Jíqìng Lóu

This 600-year-old tǔlóu was built without using a single nail and is still pretty intact. It now houses an exhibition hall.
Notable Building in Fújiàn Tǔlóu

Yíjīng Lóu

The largest rectangular tǔlóu in Fújiàn. The crumbling structure, built in 1851, has 281 rooms, two schools and 51 halls.
Notable Building in Fújiàn Tǔlóu

Yǎnxiāng Lóu

This four-storey tǔlóu rises up beautifully next to a river, and is in the same direction as Huánjí Lóu tǔlóu.