In the style of 'Xunpu'

The village of Xunpu near downtown Quanzhou in southeast China's Fujian Province is widely believed to be a starting point of the ancient Maritime Silk Road leading to Africa. Walking through the village, one can easily spot the houses made with big oyster shells.

Besides its architecture, the colorfully dressed women with richly-decorated headwear are another characteristic of Xunpu. Click the video to explore Xunpu Village and its unique folk customs.

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