Du Fu’s Thatched Cottage is located in the west of Chengdu. It was Du Fu’s former residence, originally named Chengdu Thatched Cottage. Du Fu and his family moved to Sichuan, built the Thatched Cottage and settled here to flee from the An-Shi rebellion. Now, Du Fu’s Thatched Cottage has become an architectural complex, typical of the civilian residences in western Sichuan, combining Du Fu’s former residence with a memorial hall and traditional gardens. Du Fu’s Thatched Cottage is the precious cultural heritage is the precious cultural heritage of Du Fu----the greatest realistic poet in Chinese history. It is an example of the perfect combination of memorial architecture and traditional gardens.