Spanning the centre of Anhui Province, Chaohu Lake is named after its shape, which resembles a bird's nest. It’s one of the five largest freshwater lakes in China, fed by the Tuogao, Nanfei, Fengle, Hangbu, and Zhao Rivers, with a surface area of almost 800 square kilometers.
Zipengshan National Park
Located in Feixi county, southwestern Hefei, this national forest park and provincial-level scenic spot includes the well-known Xilu Temple, statues of 500 Arhats, and a dense forest full of auspicious birds.
Sanhe Ancient Town
Sanhe is located on the Hefei-Jiuhuashan-Huangshan golden tourist route in Feixi county. Its “eight ancient relics” include rivers and bridges, villages surrounded by water, streets, homes, teahouses, temples and battlefields that bring to life the town’s 2,500-year history.
Huangshan Mountain Range
This UNESCO World Heritage Site has been the inspiration of Chinese artists and writers for centuries, and is one of China’s major tourist destinations. The mountain range is well known for its sunsets and peculiarly shaped granite peaks, one of which, Lotus, has an altitude of 1,864 metres.
With an elevation of 1,342 metres, Jiuhuashan is one of the four sacred mountains of Chinese Buddhism, famous for its rich landscape and ancient temples. It’s located in Qingyang County in Anhui province.