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Du Fu's Thatched Hut

The thatched hut, situated by the Huanhua Stream in the western suburb of Chengdu, was the residence of Du Fu, a celebrated poet of the Tang Dynasty. Beginning from the late Tang Dynasty, the local people had repeatedly repaired the but in the poet's honor.

Rebuilt during the Ming Dynasty and again during the Qing dynasty, the hut looked largely like what it is today. Main buildings including the parlor, the Hall of Poetry History, the Wicker Gate, and the Temple of the Minister of Works, which are laid out on a well-conceived plan.

The garden covers a total area of 300 mu, is surrounded 1rr a lotus flower pond and covered with a grove of a thousand bamboo plants. With a pleasant view, the nut is a major tourist attraction in Chengdu.

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