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Suzhou Ancient Grand Canal, Suzhou

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Explore a portion of the world's longest man-made waterway as you drift along Suzhou Ancient Grand Canal, a part of the World Heritage-listed 1,776 km (1,104 mi) long canal. Built in stages going all the way back to 2,400 years ago, today the canal still buzzes with industrial and agricultural activity. Contemplate this long history on a boat tour of the canal, with over 80 km (50 mi) of scenery and cultural sites along the way, including ancient waterside dwellings, old city gates, stone bridges, and temples. Using our custom trip planner, Suzhou attractions like Suzhou Ancient Grand Canal can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A rickety boat touring the backyards of homes, expect lots of hanging laundry, garbage and general views of unsanitary riverway.  more »
  • We did a half hour or so boat trip on the canal as part of a bus tour from Shanghai and loved it. You feel like you're stepping back in time as you sail past the buildings overhanging the water. This ...  more »
  • 2 weeks ago we took a boat ride on the Grand canal.Both side you can see houses and stores.Houses are very old.  more »