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Address: Around Guangling District, Yangzhou 225001, China
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Good to walk beside or to cruise on

After first seeing the Grand Canal at Zhenjiang where it is not very grand and winds through shabby surroundings, I was very pleasantly surprised at how smart and well presented... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
Corsham, United Kingdom

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Corsham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

After first seeing the Grand Canal at Zhenjiang where it is not very grand and winds through shabby surroundings, I was very pleasantly surprised at how smart and well presented it is at Yangzhou. The paths alongside the canal are easy to walk and are nicely lit at night making it an attractive place to view from either a cruise... More 

Thank CorshamRay
Roosendaal, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

After many years of reconstruction and rebuilding this Yangzhou government does understand that roots of the people should be there. Therefore an upgrade was made for parts of the city and the Ancient Canal was one of them. A good shot and a very nice attraction to visit at daytime but also at nighttime.

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016

This wonder of ancient engineering now days determines the boundaries for the Eastern and Southern Part of the center of modern Yangzhou and marks the respective borders of the old city. You could enjoy a nice relaxing walk preferably on the pedestrian street along the west bank right next to the water, from Dongguan Gudu (Wharf) to "1912" Entertainment and... More 

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Chengdu, China
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Reviewed 19 December 2014

The Grand Canal is one of the greatest engineering feats of the ancient world. Completed in the 7th century, The Grand Canal stretched all the way to Beijing to Hangzhou- a distance of over 1700 kms. Unlike the Great Wall, this canal was actually an unqualified success too, stimulating trade throughout Eastern China. In 2014, the Grand Canal was added... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 27 October 2012

We took the cruise on the canal. It is a nice way to travel through the city, but today the canal is lined mainly with parks and modern buildings that don't relate to the canal. If you are looking for historic warehouses and other features of a living canal, you will be disappointed.

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