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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  • There are several boat trips to see the canal and some are better than others. A couple of years ago our trip was fantastic because we saw the water village in Zhouzhuan. Our recent second trip did a ...  more »
  • Nice bridge, Nice canal. We had a great time, But Too short. We would stay here for an hour OR two. We only had 30minutes!  more »
  • I already visited Suzhou many times and in 2017, I wanted to get away from areas crowded with tourists and I went on an adventure along the canals to discover a bit of the Suzhou daily and learn more about the lives of Aboriginal people. (Visited in April 2017)
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