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Address: No.37 Qinghua Street, Qingyang District, Chengdu 610072, China
Phone Number: 028-86654780
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The entrance fee is $60 CNY. This place is ideal if you are familiar with Du Fu or like gardens. The cottage has limited signage in English.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Melbourne, Australia
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63 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The entrance fee is $60 CNY. This place is ideal if you are familiar with Du Fu or like gardens. The cottage has limited signage in English.

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Chengdu, China
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Place of great cultural heritage though less impressive visually. Would only advise for those with a great interest in Chinese history.

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West Melbourne, Florida
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216 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had never heard of Du Fu before it was recommended that we visit this memorial place dedicated to him. I'm glad that someone mentioned it to me as it quickly became one of my favorite places that I have seen in China. The grounds are absolutely stunning, even in February. It is amazing that this is all contained in... More 

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1 Thank Adrian J
Chengdu, China
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Du Fu was a famous Chinese poet from the Tang dynasty who built a cottage in this area many, many moons ago. The grounds are absolutely beautiful... flowers, greenery, trees. There is a pagoda on the grounds you can go up in... a pretty good view of the city (if it were clear). One corner of the grounds has an... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great visit if you are in Chengdu. It provides a history tour in this well laid out park and you can easily spend a few hours enjoying the tranquility if you visit in the quiet periods in winter.

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Houston, Texas
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99 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is the site of tang era poet Du Fu's thatched cottage now surrounded with beautiful gardens and many pavilions dedicated to the Chinese literal great. a small archeological museum witnessing the village life of DuFu's contemporary (8th century). Awesome. great place to ponder, stroll, and relax.

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Thank terry h
Boston, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Du Fu's Cottage is a little overpriced, but it's still one of the most peaceful places in Chengdu. Between the actual foundations of his house, the model house you can walk through, and the pretty park, it's definitely worth seeing if you're not super pushed for time in Chengdu.

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Shanghai Region, China
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was a lot bigger than I'd be anticipating, so unfortunately I didn't leave enough time. However, it felt mostly just like a giant park. There was the replica old thatched cottage and a dig site, but overall I felt like it was a bit expensive for what it was. Maybe that's also because it's winter now, though. I think... More 

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Chengdu, China
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

It's cool to see where Dufu lived and wrote. Howeer it's just a cottage with trees and streams. I hear Huanhuaxi Park is beautiful though. It's right behind it apparently.

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46 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

a peaceful and serene garden venue and into a historical site of great significance. What a place. the history, the architecture, the environments, the people!!!

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