Blockhouse of Qiang

The blockhouse is exact replica of the blockhouse in Mao county of Wenchuan region in Sichuan province. It is timber-stone structured traditional building with flat roof and squared conical in shape. Each building complex consists of four buildings for four families. Each building has three stories which are connected with wood ladder. Upper floor is used for storing grain storage and enshrined to worship of "White-stone Goddess". The second floor is living area and the first floor are hovels and warehouse for farming tools. The roof platform is used to drying grain or living area. All parts of building complex are connected and may be divided as four closets. 

 

 

 

 

Location: Qiang Museum in North Park

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