Grand Canal Boatride

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Suzhou Grand Canal Boatride
From Suzhou Train Station to No. 1 Silk Factory, Nan Men Lu

(Wikipedia) The Grand Canal of China, also known as the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal is the longest ancient canal or artificial river in the world. Starting at Beijing, it passes through Tianjin and the provinces of Hebei, Shandong, Jiangsu and Zhejiang to the city of Hangzhou. The oldest parts of the canal date back to the 5th century BC, although the various sections were finally combined during the Sui Dynasty (581–618 AD).

The history of the Grand Canal is very interesting. Read more

 
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