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Suzhou Ancient Grand Canal, Suzhou

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Water Body · Nature / Park
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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  • This is a very wide canal. That is the only grand thing about this canal. It is difficult to see the bank on other side. The boats are large and stormed by Chinese tourists with screaming guides in...  more »
  • We came by metro and took a short walk to the visit the grand canal. There were many smaller tributaries around this canal. You can take boat rides to slowly enjoy the area or you can walk. We walked....  more »
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