Our Privacy Statement & Cookie Policy

By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of cookies, revised Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can change your cookie settings through your browser.

I agree

Weiwu: Hakka walled villages



Once mistaken for missile silos, these gigantic fortress-like walled villages of the Hakka people are collectively known as "weiwu." They were once home to several generations of a family clan, who were self-sufficient and could defend themselves from marauding bandits by closing themselves off inside their fortress homes. 

Search Trends