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Du Fu Cottage, Chengdu

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Dedicated to the famous Chinese poet who lived during the Tang Dynasty, Du Fu Cottage offers visitors the opportunity to explore a 1,000-year-old home where more than 240 literary works of art were created. Poet Du Fu lived in this thatched cottage during 760 CE while fleeing from a rebellion, and during his four-year stay he composed poems that China counts as national treasures. Today the site represents a shrine to literature designed in the form of a traditional garden where chrysanthemums and orchids grow. Explore the elegant and peaceful compound and learn about the life of one of China's most prolific and memorable artists. Before you head to Chengdu, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Chengdu travel itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Chengdu has to offer, including Du Fu Cottage.
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  • The cottage is the strong point of this garden, holiday resort of the Chinese poet of the Fu (era of the dynasty of the Tangs) known and recognized in PRC. Really, it's the staple of this park.
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  • Great place to stroll around. We spent about 3 hours there. We left only because it had been closed for 10 minutes. It has the feel of a Japanese Tea Garden. Huge bamboo trees everywhere. Ponds and wa...  more »
  • 门口可以租讲解器,20一个人,也可以进去用微信的语音讲解,我们转了一个多小时出来的吧,因为对古诗词了解不太多,所以时间短。里面环境很好,值得一去  more »