Museum in Hefei

Anhui New Provincial Museum

To get to grips with Anhui, it's well worth taking a half-day to explore this four-floor museum. Exhibits begin with Palaeolithic artefacts (some are replicas) mined from the earliest known settlements in...

House in Hefei

Former Residence of Li Hongzhang

Li Hongzhang, born to farmers in Hefei, rose to become a key official in the late Qing dynasty, playing a part in China's modernisation (and also in the signing of the much maligned unequal treaties foisted upon...

Bar in Hefei

Shipyard

Founded by a Frenchman, popular expat hang-out Shipyard has decent burgers (¥55), Guinness on tap (¥60), mojitos (¥55), bottles of Heineken (¥25) and live music on weekends. If it gets too loud or the cigar smoke...

Park in Hefei

Lord Bao Park

This pretty park with a central pond is named for native son Lord Bao, aka Bao Zheng, an official in the Northern Song dynasty (960–1279). There are several sights (joint admission ¥50) here relating to Bao, the...