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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Live: A night view of the Grand Canal in Hangzhou Ep. 9” – below is their description.
With a history of over 2,500 years and a total length of 1,794 kilometers, the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand #Canal is known as the world’s oldest and longest man-made waterway, running through Tianjin Municipality and the provinces of Hebei, Shandong, Jiangsu and Zhejiang. #ChinaCGTN YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Beijing
Beijing, China’s sprawling capital, has history stretching back 3 millennia. Yet it’s known as much for modern architecture as its ancient sites such as the grand Forbidden City complex, the imperial palace during the Ming and Qing dynasties.