The Grand Canal of Suzhou Section is one
of the Grand Canal of Beijing and Hangzhou, and also
a well-preserved section. It looks like a jade belt
encircling Suzhou ancient city. Thanks to the canal,
Suzhou became a paradise for for the merchants in ancient
There are many other famous historical sites
alongside the canal, such as Suzhou Ancient City Wall,
Pan Gate, Guxu Gate, etc. Suzhou government protects
the canal with great efforts and measures. The canal
is now not only a green corridor in Suzhou, but also
connects some historical sites, becomes a popular scenic
spot in Suzhou.
The ancient water town Suzhou is famous
for the Grand Canal, which was built in Shui Dynasty
(581- 618 A.D.). The Grand Canal is about 1794 kilometers
long, starting from Hangzhou in the south to Beijing
in the north, through four provinces Jiangsu, Shandong,
Zhejiang, Hebei and two municipality cities Tianjin
and Beijing city. It is the longest and oldest canal
in the world, known as the two greatest projects in
You can enjoy the cruise on the Grand Canal.
The ancient Suzhou city and the swaying willow are reflected
in the clear water. When cruising on it you will appreciate
the ancient Suzhou's gentle and delicate.