Du Fu’s Thatched Cottage

Du Fu had stayed here for nearly 4 years and composed over 240 poems during this period of time.
It is one of the national key cultural relics protection units and a major tourist attraction in downtown Chengdu.

Located by the Blossom-Bathing Brook, Du Fu Thatched Cittage is well-known as the former residence of Du Fu, the great poet of the Tang Dynasty, during his stay in Chengdu. In the winter of 759, Du Fu fled into Sichuan to escape from the An-Shi Rebellion. He set up a straw-roofed house named Chengdu Thatched Cottage, where he lived for about four years and composed more than 240 poems that are still popular today. 

Du Fu

Contact our Concierge team under Tel +86 28 85269999 ext. 10 or email to concierge.chengdu@kempinski.com for arrangements of guided or unguided tours to this "must see" sight in Chengdu.

Business Hours: 08:30AM – 05:30AM

Location: Chengdu Qingyang District, NO.37 Tsing Hua Road  (15mins from hotel by car)

Ticket: 60RMB