Du Fu Thatched Cottage
Fu Thatched Cottage is the residence time of the Tang
Dynasty poet Du Fu Refugees Chengdu. In the winter of
759 AD, Du Fu order to avoid the "Rebellion",
with his family by Longyou (now in southern Gansu Province)
Shu at. Rely on the help of family and friends to build
a hut living, the picturesque Huanhuaxi in the western
suburbs of Chengdu River. The following spring, hut
completed, "Chengdu Thatched Cottage. Here, the
poet has lived for nearly four years now spread to more
than 240 first made in poetry. Because of Chengdu away
from the Central Plains of the war, and the Thatched
Cottage and is located in the Country, the poet's life
is more stable, quieter mood, which they mostly bucolic
his thatched cottage poetry, such as "Church"
and "Village" "Spring Night Rain in"
chapter is true. However, Du Fu, after all, is a lofty
political ambitions of the poet, concern and worry for
the country's future and destiny of the people, so he
still can not forget the reality. Concern for the fate
of poetry works, remains an important part of his creation.
Famous poem written in this period of the hut autumn
winds have ruined the song, hate the other, "disease
orange", "dry brown" are moving realism
immortal. Because of the poetry of Du Fu in Chengdu
has left us with a valuable literary wealth, later the
Du Fu Thatched Cottage hailed as a holy place in the
history of Chinese literature. In 1961, the State Council
announced the first batch of national key cultural relics
Came to the main entrance of the thatched
cottage, they saw and had a sparkling river from the
front of the circulation, and this is Du Fu poem mentioned
several times Huanhuaxi of. The said "Huanhuaxi
the origin of the poetic name, as well as a moving story.
According to legend, when the stream Tang lived the
girl surnamed any, beautiful and good heart. Day, she
was riverbank laundry, the way a monk was covered in
sores pedestrians to stay away and only this any girl
not clued. So the monk took off his frame were stained
with blood and pus qi begged her Huanxi, any girl embrace.
I did not realize rack Buddhist monk's robe one into
the water, instant full Creek again in the lotus blossoming
Look at that monk, but has disappeared. The people are
very surprised, put the river named Huanhuaxi a. In
tours Huanhuaxi named with Ringer unrelated. More
credible argument that the brook occupants papermaking
industry, they take the stream to the system of ten
color letterhead, "the color of flower, river,
hence the name. River deep water in the Tang Dynasty,
Huanhuaxi can do it big boat, the beautiful scenery
of the riverbank, Du Fu's an "quatrains" made
vivid picture: "The two Oriole Ming Cui Liu, egrets
on the sky. Window containing Xiling Snow ages ( the
west of Chengdu Minshan mountains, ancient air beneath
pure, overlooking the snow-capped mountains), the the
door parked Soochow boats to moor (Huanhuaxi belongs
to the Yangtze River, which the boat out of the River
House Mashimo Soochow). "
The main entrance reads "Cottage"
word, is the seventeenth child of the Qing Dynasty Emperor
Kangxi, Yongzheng emperor's brother if Prince book.
"Miles west of the house, Baihuatan North Zhuang
pair of couplets, Du Fu's" the pregnant Chinshui
ranking ended sentence of the poem, it points clear
Thatched Cottage geographical position: "Miles
Bridge" in South Gate Bridge, contains the history
Three Kingdoms Shu Prime Minister Zhuge Liang the delivery
fee taboo ambassador Soochow this banquet in farewell,
Zhuge Liang deeply fees taboo the distance of this line,
Vanda Miss the anti Wei task is arduous, it said: "Miles
trip began." bridge so named. Thatched Cottage
is on the west side of the bridge; "Baihuatan place
Huanhuaxi the upstream now known as" Alondra weir
", it's named after someone said here water shallows
anxious crest from the piece of foam was like flowers
open; Some people say because then Huanhuaxi River blooms
and lush, 20 miles incense constantly the Qingyang Palace
to Huanhuaxi. "(Poem by Lu) flowers fade, full
Tan Yi Xiang. So, the cottage is north of the Lake.
Instead of Chengdu now Baihuatan Park, now Baihuatan
is the visit the ancient Baihuatan site by Huang Hu
Qing Dynasty, listen to the locals casually said, while
tree monument mistakenly set.
Step into the main entrance, we can see
the entire garden bamboo-lined green water linger school
of natural and scenery, which is reflected in the Du
Fu's poetry: "Huanhuaxi water of the western end
of, the owner Kipling pond quiet".