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中国大運河(The Grand Canal)

The Grand Canal, Venice
Riva del Vin
Boats, gondolas and vaparettos on the Grand Canal at sunset near the Rialto Bridge, Venice, Italy
Sunrise at Santa Maria della Salute Church along the Grand Canal, Venice, Italy
Grand Canal - Venice - April  2019
The Chapel at Ayshford
Gondolier
evening - Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute - Venice - April 2019
Reflection in the window of the ACTV vaporetto Accademia Bridge stop on the Dorsoduro side of the Grand Canal, Venice, Italy
The Lac Inferieur, the Bois de Boulogne, Paris, France.
evening light - Grand canal - Venice - April  2019
Promises of Love
Gondolas on the Grand Canal
Rialto Bridge - Grand canal - Venice - April  2019
Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute - Venice - April 2019
full moon / blue hour - Venice - April 2019
blue hour - Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute - Venice - April 2019
evening light - Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute - Venice - April 2019
Traffic Jam on the Grand Canal
Tanners' quarter on the Ill to Strasbourg
The Grand Canal seen from Ponte dell'Accademia, Venice

国名:cn China

登録年:2014年

登録基準:(i),(iii),(iv),(vi)
The Grand Canal is a vast waterway system in the north-eastern and central-eastern plains of China, running from Beijing in the north to Zhejiang province in the south. Constructed in sections from the 5th century BC onwards, it was conceived as a unified means of communication for the Empire for the first time in the 7th century AD (Sui dynasty). This led to a series of gigantic construction sites, creating the world’s largest and most extensive civil engineering project prior to the Industrial Revolution. It formed the backbone of the Empire’s inland communication system, transporting grain and strategic raw materials, and supplying rice to feed the population. By the 13th century it consisted of more than 2,000 km of artificial waterways, linking five of China’s main river basins. It has played an important role in ensuring the country’s economic prosperity and stability and is still in use today as a major means of communication.

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