Bengbu is named after the production of river oyster and pearls. Beng means oyster and bu means town in Chinese. Bengbu is an important transportation hub in Anhui Province and is located at the intersection of several railways. With beautiful scenery, there are many fascinating sites worth visiting in Bengbu, such as Cao Shan, which is said to be the place of Cao Cao’s barrack in the Three Kingdoms Period, along with state-level protected cultural relics, Dongou Prince of Ming Dynasty, Tanghe's Tomb, Quaternary-period glacier relics, Jingshan and Tushan, which is the location where Dayu once worked the rivers to prevent it from causing a flood.
The Bengbu Flower Drum Lantern Carnival exists primarily to present and propagate the Huaihe River Basin's comprehensive dance-based art form. The carnival has songs, dances and dramas, presented with a unique, creative style in a rich artistic language. The carnival's dance movements are simple, lively, cheerful and free-spirited. The style of the performances is rich in local flavor. The carnival's music is derived from local folk songs with a wide range of subjects, varied rhythms, and degrees of excitement or mellowness. The dances and songs here are representative and powerful folk dances of the Han nationality.
The Longzi Lake Scenic Area is divided into the North Lake Scenic Area, South Lake Scenic Area, West Lushan Scenic Area, Cone Mountain Scenic Area and four other major scenic areas, mainly consisting of Longhu, Caoshan, Xuehuashan, West Lushan and Cone Mountain. Green mountains and clear waters are connected throughout the scenic spot. The lakeside is full of twists and turns and is ever changing. The water is deep and open, and unusual rock formations are exposed on the cliffside. There is beautiful natural scenery and a wide variety of cultural areas. Martyr Cemetery and Tanghe Tomb in the scenic spot have become a base of patriotism education. Other scenic spots, such as Huaihe Style Garden and Water Paradise, are also wonderful and have distinct characteristics.
Located northeast of the intersection of Huangshan Avenue and Chaoyang Road, it is an indoor heated water park on Redang Island, Bengbu. Various options, such as aquatic entertainment, health spas, cultural and artistic performances and family-friendly activities create a unique environment in the heated water park, and make it a fantastic place to spend your leisure time playing in the water.
Zhanggongshan Park is situated in the southwest area of Bengbu City. The park consists of Mount Zhanggong and Huapo Lake; the two blends together in harmony, creating a spectacular view. At the top of the park, there is the Wangzhun Tower, within which there is a photography exhibition. It is a great place to get a wide view of Bengbu City. Next, getting on a canoe to the middle of Huapo Lake will also give visitors a nice view of the shores.