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Du Fu Cottage

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Address: No.37 Qinghua Street, Qingyang District, Chengdu 610072, China
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This is a little further out of the other attractions but you can get a bus direct number 82. Spend about 2-3 hours walking the gardens, galleries, shops and pagoda areas. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Dartford, United Kingdom
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Dartford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a little further out of the other attractions but you can get a bus direct number 82. Spend about 2-3 hours walking the gardens, galleries, shops and pagoda areas. The original cottage is lovely. Full of culture and information, I'm glad I took the trip out for it.

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Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Du Fu was a noted Tang Dynasty poet. His cottage is a reconstruction of the original as to be expected. It is set within a garden where small streams meander by. There are a couple of other gardens where, when we were there, a bonsai exhibit was presented. It was interesting to see how a Tang dynasty house would be... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very busy at week-ends, the park surrounding Du Fu's thatched Cottage is sizeable and well laid out for an extensive afternoon stroll in very pleasant surroundings. An oasis from the hustle of Chengdu well worth a morning or afternoon visit.

Thank Michael R
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Du Fu cottage and surrounding area are interesting at anytime. I went when it was a little colder so the hike wasnt that bad. Lots of hotels nearby so take time to walk around and see the scenery . If you are tired from walking afterwards lots of small golf cart like taxis can be had for 10 rmb or... More 

Thank hurricanenwo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

not as crowded as other parks and very enjoyable to walk around. The park is not overly large and easily accessible by metro or taxi. There are 3 entrances so it is very convenient, depending which direction you are coming from. There are numerous gift shops within the park and surprisingly the prices quoted are not exorbitant like other touristy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Dufu Thatched Cottage is my favorite sightseeing in Chengdu. I like poems written by Dufu. He is one of the greatest poets in Chinese history, who is called the master of Chinese poetry, and his life was full of frustrations. Dufu Thatched Cottage is the house of Dufu when he was moving in Chengdu, and here he wrote about 240... More 

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Shoreham by Sea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

An interesting place - a lot of it was unavailable because of construction work, but still an interesting place to visit. Thatched cottages, lots of examples of his poetry

Thank ZumbaGirlShoreham
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Whilst surrounded by busy roads, its quiet and peaceful in the grounds. Plenty to see, so allow enough time to just sit and relax, as well as study the exhibits.

Thank UKRobin
Chengdu, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

A visit to Du Fu's cottage is a nice way to send a quiet couple of hours. Lovely grounds na slots to see including much local art work but also very peaceful and green in an often noisy and crowded city.

Thank Malcolm P
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Didn't expect too much originally. Du Fu only stayed in Chengdu for 4 years so didn't know why his old house will become an attraction. But the garden maintains and designs very well. The bamboos in the garden are beautiful. To our surprises we enjoy the visit a lot.

Thank Cibeyato

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