Largest square enclosed house of Hakka

16:06, March 04, 2011      

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Photo taken on March 3, 2011 shows the front gate of the Hakka Dongsheng enclosed house in Anyuan County, east China's Jiangxi Province. Dongsheng house, one type of the typical Hakka dwellings with 94 meters long and 73 meters wide, is the largest square enclosed house for Hakka still remaining today. Built in 1842 of Qing Dynasty, the house consists of 199 rooms, nine courtyards and 18 halls, with a capacity for thousand people. More than 100 Hakka families now still live there. (Xinhua/Zhou Ke)


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