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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... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2017
CorshamRay
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Corsham, United Kingdom
This is part of the Beijing-Yangzhe river canal.

After many years of reconstruction and rebuilding this Yangzhou government does understand that... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2016
Bas F
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Roosendaal, The Netherlands
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Aug 24, 2018
“The best of Chinese engineering in the past and present”
Mar 27, 2017
“Good to walk beside or to cruise on”
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

Impessive sight to see the multi-shipladder in the Grand Canal, a 1776 km long canal with the oldest parts since 500 BC. Worth seeing, though our guide only spoke Chinese, we saw the ships going between lakes. The lake were however turbid, indicating severe pollution....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed March 27, 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...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed June 23, 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...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed January 30, 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...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed December 18, 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...More

Date of experience: December 2014
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Reviewed October 26, 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...More

Date of experience: October 2012
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