An oasis of peace and tranquility away from the city streets, Dufu’s Thatched Cottage is a special experience of Chinese culture. The site is the former residence of famous Tang Dynasty poet Dufu, who penned hundreds of poems here during his stay. Learn about the life and times of this extraordinary figure, who suffered through his life from professional failure, war, and sickness only to become regarded as China's "poet sage". The cottage is not just a place for poetry enthusiasts to pay homage to a Chinese legend but also a place of historical charm where you can relax and be surrounded by nature. While the original buildings are no longer standing, the thatched cottage where Dufu lived has been recreated based on the characteristic Sichuan folk houses. Spend a while strolling through the lush gardens and feel the vibe that gave Dufu inspiration. It's a hidden gem in Chengdu that will surprise.
- Step back to ancient China to discover the life of Dufu, China's "poet sage"
- Admire the lush garden where Dufu drew inspiration from nature
Address: 37 Qinghua Road, Qingyang District, Chengdu
May 1 to October 31: 08:00-20:00 (Last admission 19:00)
November 1 to April 31: 08:00-18:30 (Last admission 17:30)
Subway: Line 4 to Caotang Road North Station