Charming Hefei lies in the center of Anhui province, a beautiful spot where the Dogfei and Nanfel rivers meet. Hefei’s history goes back over 2,000 years from its start as an important trading center for agriculture, cattle and handicrafts. Now the capital of Anhui, the city surrounding our Holiday Inn® Hefei hotels is famous as a center of industry, culture and science
Explore the town’s ancient history at the Platform for Instruction in Crossbow Shooting, erected in the second century with crossbow marks still in evidence on its massive stones. Or, wander the grounds of the Temple of Bao, located near tranquil Baohe Gongyuan Park. And no trip to the area is complete without visiting the Park of the Easy Ford with its stunning lake and sumptuous flower beds and lawns. Here, you can also explore a tomb that once contained armor worn by General Zhang Liao of the Wei Empire. Try the Provincial Museum to see exhibits that truly make the history of this fascinating province come alive. It’s not all about history though. Visitors staying at our Hefei hotels can also take in the vibrant nightlife, a unique opera performance, catch a film in a luxurious cinema or finish the evening in a musical tea room or pub. When it’s time for a meal, Anhui cuisine is considered one of the famous “Eight Cuisines” of China, and Hefei restaurants offer a perfect blend of local flavors and ancient Luzhou cuisine.
Start planning a stay at one of our Holiday Inn Hefei hotels and get ready for a trip you won’t soon forget.