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. With our world travel planner, Suzhou attractions like Suzhou Ancient Grand Canal can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • I enjoyed meandering up and down this street, stopping in to tea shops and local curios. There was even a small band playing what appeared to be an impromptu concert from a second floor balcony. There...  more »
  • Since it was a very cold and a little bit of rain, so all in the cabin, the boat is slow, so there is enough time to guide the introduction of features, the ancient city of the river and the ancient bridge must go to see, do not run the river thin their own feeling 嘍!
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  • Quite pretty. Small and charming. Some cute tea shops and silk shops but also lots of "Made in China/ plastic/ hello Kitty type" souvenirs and very greasy and unattractive street food.  more »

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