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Photos chart the journey of Grand Canal

2020-08-04 11:18

The photo album The Grand Canal depicts the fate of a group of people living on both sides of the canal since the 1960s.

Grand Canal dance drama comes to Tongzhou, Beijing

2019-11-14 14:04

The original dance drama Yun, based on the history of the Grand Canal, was staged at the Tongzhou Cultural Center on Nov 13 and 14.

Keeping a high profile

2019-10-10 08:05

An aerial photographer with a head for heights has spent years documenting Beijing's development, Fang Aiqing reports.

Exhibition showcases 'Beautiful Shandong' in Sydney

2019-10-08 16:18

As part of the cultural activities celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of New China, a photo exhibition was held at the China Cultural Center in Sydney from Sept 25 to Monday.

Xi's call to preserve heritage leads to excavation

2019-06-11 09:02

In June 2017, President Xi instructed that a cultural belt be built along the Grand Canal.

Hangzhou issues comprehensive plan to protect Grand Canal

2019-05-09 10:13

A comprehensive plan for the long-term conservation of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal has been devised and is ready to be implemented, the Hangzhou government announced on Jan 29.

Wuzhen: A classic southern Yangtze water town

2019-04-10 13:57

I first came upon China’s water towns in 1996, while visiting the area around Suzhou. A mesmerizing scene lay before me as I sat, camera in hand, gazing at rows of whitewashed buildings rising above canals. Arched bridges straddled waterways as wooden cargo and passenger boats slid underneath them i

Hangzhou’s XiaoheStreet presents miniature water town

2018-09-13 16:10

Xiaohe Street, 360 meters long and 5 meters wide, is located at the junction of the Grand Canal, Xiaohe River and Yuhangtang River in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province.

The Silk Railroad: Moving with the tides

2018-09-05 09:33

‍Fotang ancient town was once a hive of activity, bustling with as many as nine ports. It was part of the Qiantang River system that goes all the way to Hangzhou, 150-kilometers to the north, which then connects to Beijing through the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal.

Revisiting a key junction

2018-05-29 07:40

Visiting an ongoing exhibition at the Capital Museum is like reading a book about eastern Beijing's Tongzhou. It tells of the area's early glory and how it was rejuvenated thanks to a canal.

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