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Farmers' Caves Pictures

Shaanxi Farmers' Caves are cool in summer and warm in winter.

Farmer's caves (Yao Dong) is a type of residence uniquely existing in China. The vast caves are widely scattered on the vast Loess Plateau in the northern part of Shaanxi Province. The caves are usually built in the mountain, and are divided into two types: the stone cave and the earth cave. Inside the caves, it is warmer in winter and cooler in summer than other types of residences. Attraction Intro: Farmers' Caves
  • Shaanxi Farmers' Caves are cool in summer and warm in winter.
  • An overlook of the farmer's caves commonly seen in the north of Shaanxi Province.
  • The smiling woman is spinning thread with an old spinning wheel in a Shaanxi local residence.
  • The interior of a kitchen in a farmer's cave, in which conditions are really harsh.
  • A woman is preparing a meal in the farmer's cave.
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