The Grand Canal (京杭大运河)

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Tongzhou Grand Canal

Stretching all the way from Beijing to Hangzhou, this man-made beast of hydraulic engineering was once the backbone of the Chinese empire's communication system and strategic transportation of food and raw materials.

Venue name: The Grand Canal (京杭大运河)
English address: Tongzhou Grand Canal, Tongzhou district
Chinese address: 通州区京杭大运河
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