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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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  • Grand Canal, length of 1800 km. the longest canal in the world, like the Great Wall of China, is a miracle of engineering. The first section of the channel had been dug early as 400 BC However, the ma...  more »
  • The most evocative of the city with its history, its canals, its bridges, its typical houses with people living. Persons who discharge into waterways downstream upstream while other people washing dishes. Incredible views.
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  • The Grand Canal is still less attractive compared with small channels on which ride on punts. Go to a large motor boat, with a capacity of several tens of people. Primechetelen a beautiful bridge over the Canal near Panmjen gate. By the way, with gates offer excellent views of the Canal and bridge.
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