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Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, Suqian, Jiangsu, China

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Grand Canal in China, also known as the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal is the longest canal or artificial river in the world. Starting at Beijing, it passes through Tianjin and the provinces of Hebei, Shandong, Jiangsu and Zhejiang to the city of Hangzhou. The oldest parts of the canal date back to the 5th century BCE, although the various sections were finally combined during the Sui Dynasty (581–618 CE).

Grand Canal in China, also known as the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal is the longest canal or artificial river in the world. Starting at Beijing, it passes through Tianjin and the provinces of Hebei, Shandong, Jiangsu and Zhejiang to the city of Hangzhou. The oldest parts of the canal date back to the 5th century BCE, although the various sections were finally combined during the Sui Dynasty (581–618 CE).

Grand Canal of China Map - Chinese canals and roadways joined rural and urban areas and allowed resources to be shared throughout an increasingly larger territory

Map of Grand Canal Line, China Grand Canal Map

Map of Grand Canal Line in China - the sketch map shows the location of Grand Canal in China and the cities, provinces, and attractions Grand Canal goes through.

The Grand Canal

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China's Grand Canal is the longest canal/artificial river in the world. The oldest parts date from the 5th century BCE, and it was finally connected during the Sui dynasty in 605 CE.

Grand Canal

China's Grand Canal, seen here in Changzhou. The canal is the oldest (2500 years) and lonest (1100 miles) canal in the world. It runs from Beijing to Hangzhou, southwest of Shanghai.

China's Grand Canal, an entirely man-made river that runs through the interior of Eastern China; amazing engineering for multiple reasons

Grand Canal

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China's Grand Canal begins in Beijing and runs for 1800 kilometers south to Hangzhou, which is near Shanghai. The canal connects the watershed from the Yangtze River with the valley of the Yellow River.

The Grand Canal

Looking along the Grand Canal in Suchow, China. The Grand Canal, also known as the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, is the longest ancient canal or artificial river in the world. It passes through the cities of Beijing and Tianjin and the provinces of Hebei, Shandong, Jiangsu and Zhejiang. The oldest parts of the canal date back to the 5th century BC, although the various sections were finally combined into one during the Sui Dynasty (581–618 AD). The total length of the Grand Canal is roughly…

Boats on the Crowded Grand Canal, Hangzhou, China Photographic Print by James L. Stanfield at Art.com

'Boats on the Crowded Grand Canal, Hangzhou, China' Photographic Print - James L. Stanfield | Art.com

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Woo Men Bridge and Grand Canal, Soo-Chow, China

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"(22)-8980-The picturesque Land of Confucius-- Woo Men bridge and Grand Imperial Canal, Soo-Chow, China." Copyright 1906 by Strohmeyer & Wyman. Underwood & Underwood. Original card stereoview from my collection. The ANAGLYPH 3D version of this image that views in 3D when wearing RED/CYAN 3D glasses is here: www.flickr.com/photos/depthandtime/5195673147/