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Zhao'an Earth Building (Zaitian Building)

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Zhaoan Top 4 in Can't Miss Attractions
Historical Architecture
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1 hour
Address: Zhao'an County, Zhangzhou

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It is said that Tianlou was built during the Qianlong period of the Qing Dynasty. Viewed from the mountain in the distance, it is a Bagua-shaped structure. The whole building has three floors. The bottom wall is nearly two meters thick, which is quite spectacular. The village house has internal and external dimensions and two gates. There is a triangular pond named "Sanyuan Pond" behind the Louzhai.

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The Zhao'an Earth Building, located in Dabian Village, Guanpi Town, Zhao'an County, Zhangzhou City, was built in the Qianlong period of Qing dynasty, facing southwest. At a close look, it is a circular building; from high up looking afar, it is the structure of the Eight Diagrams. The building has three circles: the inner ring is three temple rooms, the outer two floors, the middle three floors, a total of more than 100 rooms. There are two doors and behind the building there is a triangular pond called the Three Yuan Pond.You can see clear water all the way to its bottom.
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