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Du Fu Cottage, Chengdu

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#2 of 17 in Museums in Chengdu
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. Plan a trip to Chengdu easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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  • Surface fitting of dufu and Hsuan (? ) Of the Tang dynasty relics, old House there, be interested in attraction of the old Chinese buildings just?. Tourists were also here.
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  • As a trip to Chengdu, one of the attractions must be clocked, before I came to think of Dufu Caotang must have a lot of people, sure enough, during the Spring Festival, here are almost squeezed! Because the vegetation is more, the whole garden looks cool, the environment is very beautiful. If it is not the peak of the Spring Festival, it should be quite suitable for relaxing. We visited some of the exhibition halls, the famous thatched huts, and the stone tablets engraved with the "Shaolin thatched cottage". Just then there was a group of old people to visit here, we will listen to the guide to explain some of the story about Du Fu's cottage. Thatched cottage as a whole is a style of garden, in addition to those "monuments" and flowers and trees, other than what is too big bright spot.
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  • It's a really nice area, but if you don't actually know the artist (like me) than it can be a pretty bizarre experience. you walk into the museum and try to learn about who he was and his work but I d...  more »
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