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Du Fu's Thatched Cottage

4.6/510,978 Reviews
Famous Residences

Official website

http://www.cddfct.com/

Business Hours

(May 1st - October 31th) 8:00-20:00, (November 1st - April 30th of the following year) 08:00-18:30; ticket sales ended 60 minutes before closing.

Address

No. 37, Qinghua Road, Qingyang District, Chengdu

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About Du Fu's Thatched Cottage

Du Fu Thatched Cottage is the former Chengdu residence of the famous Tang Dynasty poet Du Fu. Du Fu lived here for nearly four years. During his stay, he created hundreds of poems. This place is thus regarded as the “holy land” of Chinese literature. Today's Du Fu Thatched Cottage has survived multiple dynasties and been restored many times. The most important architecture of the place is his former residence, the thatched house. This former residence was built with the architectural characteristics of the western Sichuan civilian residences.
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Getting Around

You have to take subway line 4 and alight at Caotang Road North Station.
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Helpful Information

The greenery within the cottage grounds is very dense, and it is advisable that visitors here during the summer should bring along some mosquito repellants.
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The Chengdu residence of Du Fu (Tang era poet) can be described as idyllic with rich natural greenery and ancient trees scrapping the sky, and this is where he completed his more than a hundred volumes of poem collections. And for that, the cottage is known as the ‘sacred ground’ for China’s historical literature. The straw roofed house within, is the landmark of the entire estate. On the east side of the house are displayed hundreds of his poems written on bamboo barks.
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