Du Fu's Thatched Cottage

Du Fu's Thatched Cottage

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Du Fu's Thatched Cottage

Introduction: Geographic LocationDu Fu's Thatched Cottage is located in the west of Chengdu,covering an..

Tickets:Opening Hour:7:30---19:00 in summer and 8:00---18:00 in winterTickets Fees:RMB 6

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Du Fu's Thatched Cottage Introduction

Geographic Location

Du Fu's Thatched Cottage is located in the west of Chengdu,covering an area of over 240 mu.

Status and Reputation

It was ratified as a China Key Cultural Relic Unit Protection by the State Council In 1961.

It is an example of the perfect combination of merorial architecture and traditional gardens.

It is the historical and cultural heritage of Su Fu-the greatest realistic poet in Chinese history.

Du Fu's Thatched Cottage Features

Scenic Features

Du Fu's Thatched Cottage is the poet-historian Du Fu's former residence after he and his family moved to Sichuan,fleeing from the An-Shi Rebellion.The rebellion was headed by An Lushan and Shi Siming,hence the name  An-shi Rebellion.It was built in the western suburbs of Chengdu, and was originally named Chengdu Caotang(Chengdu Thatched Cottage).Now,it has become an architectural complex typical of the civillian residences in western Sichuan,combining Du Fu's former residence with a memorial hall and traditional gardens.The main buildings include: the Front Gate,the Lobby,the Hall of Poem History,the Wattle Door and the Gongbu Shrine'they are all built along a centr axis.With windingt stream,small bridge and leafy bamboos,the site is noted for its solemnity and elegance.

Du Fu's Thatched Cottage Tickets

Opening Hour:7:30---19:00 in summer and 8:00---18:00 in winter

Tickets Fees:RMB 60

Du Fu's Thatched Cottage Transporation

How to get there:No.301,82,84,35,17 Bus can reach.

Address:No.38 Xicaotang Road Qinghua Road Chengdu City

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