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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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  • Unfortunately this was a very nice spot but we saw in the dark with it lite up with lanterns. Large stone steps to get down to the canal. Slippery when it's wet. Rides on the canal make a nice peacefu...  more »
  • Suzhou is a city richly endowed with attractions. The Lingering Gardens and the canals are must sees. The Canal leads into a series of minor canals where dwellings, shops and restaurants face the wate...  more »
  • In dirty water of Venice, 10 minutes, so it comes as China is dirty and the smell of natural, and I totally did not. And the ancient city of Kyoto and is seen in a small boat fun.
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