A home of a very famous Chinese poet belonging to the Tang Dynasty, this place dates back to a thousand years and is also known as Thatched cottage of Du Fu.
Located on the western outskirts of Chengdu, this cottage was built beside the flower bathing brook. During the poet’s stay here, he composed over 240 poems that are today considered as a national treasure.
The thatched cottage structure has 5 main and 4 attached rooms with thatched roofs and is surrounded by bamboo fences, vegetable gardens and herb plots. Covering an area of 24 hectares, the cottage also includes the Fa’an temple and the plum garden. The entire area is uniquely designed in the Chinese style and has flower gardens, streams, bridges, pavilions, bamboo and plum trees.
Hundreds of years later the poet’s departure, a temple was built on the original site in his memory. It is considered as a shrine to Chinese literature. The grand bronze statue on the memorial hall and the earthen figure of Du fu in Gong Bu temple is worth admiring.
Attractions within the area include: Museum, the Screen Wall, the Gate, the Lobby, and the History in Verse Hall, the Faggot Gate, tablet pavilion and the Gong Bu Temple.
A Chinese style cottage of one of the most prominent poets of his era, Du Fu stands as a sound reminder of the rich Chinese heritage and a very frequented destination in Chengdu. If you wish to visit the place, avail Du Fu Cottage Tickets as early as possible. The Tickets for Du Fu Cottage will be available at the ticket counter. Du Fu Cottage Ticket Prices are very affordable with no different Du Fu Cottage Ticket Costs for children. The ticket counters close half an hour before the closing time so you can Buy Tickets for Du Fu Cottage before that and have a nice time here.
Du Fu Cottage Travel Tips
- Other Hours: Ticket counter closes 20 minutes before closing.
How to Reach Du Fu Cottage
- Bus 35, 58, 59, 82, 165, 170, 309, 503 or 90
- Caotang Yiwei
- Veranda Bridge
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72.85% of people who visit Chengdu include Du Fu Cottage in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
42.2% of people start their Du Fu Cottage visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Du Fu Cottage
93.99% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Du Fu Cottage