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   Anqing, also named “Yicheng”, is located in south Anhui Province and the northern bank at the lower reaches of Yangtze River. It crosses the river from Chizhou and Tongling to the east; borders upon Jiujiang of Jiangxi Province to the south, Huanggang of Hubei Province to the west and Liuan and Chaohu to the north; governs o­ne city, seven counties and three districts. So, it is the important transportation hub of southwestern Anhui and east China with the reputation of “the throat of Yangtze River flowing thousands of miles and the first prefecture o­n the border shared by Wu and Chu empires”.   The name of "Anqing" first comes from the “Anqing Army” quartered here during the Shaoxing years of the Southern Song Dynasty. Anqing City was built in the tenth year of Jiading Period and became the capital of Anhui Province in the twenty-fifth year of Qianlong Period in the Qing Dynasty...

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  • Yingjiang Temple

    Yingjiang Temple

    IntroductionYingjiang Temple, originally named "Ten Thousand Buddha Temple", was firstly built in the seventh year (974 years) of Kaibao Period in North Song Dynasty. It was renamed as Yi..

  • Mt. Si Kong

    Mt. Si Kong

    IntroductionMt. Si Kong, also named Si Kong Yuan, has an elevation of 1227 meters. The legend has it that during the later East Zhou Dynasty, Mr. Chunyu, the great Si Kong (a Chinese an..

  • Xiao Gu Mountain

    Xiao Gu Mountain

    IntroductionThe legend has it that Da Yu recorded the merit of water-control in the stone inscription here and Qinshi Emperor carved “Zhong Liu Di Zhu (a tower of strength)”in the stone..

  • Zheng Feng Tower

    Zheng Feng Tower

    IntroductionAlso named Wanfuo Tower, it was built in the second year (1568 AD) of Longqing Emperor’s rein in the Ming Dynasty. With a history of over 400 years, it enjoys the reputatio..

  • Ancient city district of Tongcheng

    Ancient city district of Tongcheng

    Introduction:Ancient city district of Tongcheng is located in the east of Mt. Dabie, north of Yangtze river. The building in the ancient city are elegance and magnificent and the culture ..

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