Videos about canal, China

An evening boat ride in SuZhou 苏州 water town

About 90km west of ShangHai in JiangSu province.

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Boat ride through ZhuJiaJiao 朱家角

ZhuJiaJiao is an ancient water town on the outskirts of ShangHai.


Ancient courtyard houses and the variety of bridges that cross the willow-lined canals make ZhuJiaJiao a tranquil and fascinating outing.


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TongLi 同理 canal boat ride, JiangSu province

TongLi is one of several towns on the outskirts of Suzhou that are based around water - canals and lakes, islands and bridges.

Located on the eastern shore of Taihu Lake, just 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Suzhou City, Tongli is 63 square kilometers (24 square miles) in area and has a population of about 35,000.


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ZhouZhuang 周庄, JiangSu province

Possibly the oldest canal-based 'water town' in China.


A popular tourist destination, so it is best to visit on a weekday. It is 60 kilometers from ShangHai.


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SuZhou 苏州 water town – Travelogue

Located not far from ShangHai, on China's Grand Canal, SuZhou blossomed during the Ming Dynasty and is also famed for its gardens.


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