Anqing is a prefecture-level city in the Anhui province of East China.
Anqing, southwest center city of anhui province, anhui province "anhui river development" key city, one of the famous port city along the Yangtze river, the birthplace of China's national industry, Chinese traditional drama huangmei opera of the township, has "the Yangtze river the seal throat, with points in xinjiang first state" the laudatory name. In petroleum chemical industry, textile food, building materials, machinery and electronics for four pillar industries. Has a long history, two thousand years ago for anhui kingdom, anhui province referred to as "anhui" namely comes from this. Since the 1217 city so far, anqing of 794 years of history. Since the qing emperor kangxi six years (1667) the beginning of anhui province, until the beginning of the founding of the more than two hundred years, anqing has been the capital of anhui province.
By plane from Beijing or other big cities (check connections). Tianzhushan Airport is closest for the famous Tianzhushan Geopark.
There is currently a rapid railway link being built between Shanghai and Anqing which means the two cities are connected within 2 hours in the future.
Tianzhushan Geopark is close but most people visit from day yours from Hefei.