Hefei’s Best Parks: Where History and Nature Collide

Hefei’s Best Parks: Where History and Nature Collide

The green city of Hefei has a long history and culture. In addition to its natural beauty, Hefei also has a number of nice parks and numerous historical monuments. Xiaoyaojin Park is one of the most famous parks with beautiful scenery. Polar Ocean World and the Wildlife Park are fun places to visit, both offering a variety of interesting wildlife and entertainment.


Xiaoyaojin Park, Hefei  

Xiaoyaojin Park逍遥津公园 View In Map
Xiaoyaojin Park is a lovely park with a unique cultural history. The facilities and environment are pristine, so it’s hard to imagine that this was an ancient battle field from the Three Kingdoms era, one of ten in Hefei. The whole garden is divided into two parts, East Park, with the famous Happy Lake, a playground equipped with complete recreational facilities, as well pavilions bridges and other landscape features. The west park features more garden ornaments in a quiet seating area. Overall, this is a great park to enjoy antique beauty and a rich cultural atmosphere.

Add:16 Shouchun Lu, Luyang District, Hefei
地址:合肥市庐阳区寿春路16号
Tel: 0551 265 2163
Opening hours: May- October 06:00-22:00 November- April 06:30-21:30
Price: free
Getting there: Take bus routes 2, 15, 106, 123, 129, 136, 137, 143 ,155, 701, 801 to Xiaoyu Jin station

 


Hefei Wildlife Park, Hefei

Hefei Wildlife Park 合肥野生动物园 View In Map
Hefei Wildlife Park is a national four level scenic area, and is the only wildlife park in Anhui Province. The park has more than 120 animal species, including giant pandas, cranes, elk, monkeys and other rare animals. The park also features 31 rare endangered black muntjaks and the largest enterable aviary in the country. Walk across the 500 meters sightseeing bridge called Noah's Ark for a great view of the park. Other exhibits include the Peacock Garden, Monkey Park, Chimpanzees Hall, Amphibians and Reptiles among others. Don’t miss the sea lion show to see these cute animals perform.

Show Times:
Mon-Fri: 10:00, 11:30, 14:30, 16:30
Sat – Sun: 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 14:00, 15:30, 16:30

Add: 600 Hongxi Lu, Hefei
地址:合肥市望江西路600号
Tel: 0551 539 5655
Opening hours: 08:00-18:00
Price: 35 RMB
Getting there: take bus 801 to Hefei Wildlife Park


HanHai Polar Ocean World

Hanhai Polar Ocean World汉海极地海洋世界 View In Map
Hanhai Polar Ocean World is a beautiful leisure and entertainment area in a large scale marine park. It includes an aquarium, tropical rain forest habitat display area and a penguin and whale museum. Animals in the park include whales from Japan, Argentinean capybaras, Amazon lizards and other rare animals. The "greatest treasures" from the Pacific region are the rare false killer whales and flower whales. Its unique three-dimensional ocean sea and air show is another highlight of the park. It has a mix of fish, gigantic sea turtles and is surrounded by ferocious sharks. It’s definitely a show not to be missed.

Show Times:
Mermaid show: 09:30, 13:30
Sea lion shows: 16:00, 10:00, 12:00, 14:30
Sharks who show: 11:00, 15:00
Whale feeding performances: 10:30, 14:00

Add: 321 Fanhua Da Dao, Ecological and Technological Development Zone, Hefei
地址:合肥经济技术开发区繁华大道321号
Tel: 0551 382 1928
Opening hours: 08:30-17:00
Getting there: take bus routes 126, 226, 150 to Huiyuan Station

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