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Night at the ancient canal in east China's Wuxi

Xinhua
09 Aug 2020, 17:18 GMT+10

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 8, 2020 shows the Qingming Bridge historical community in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu Province. (Xinhua/Li Bo)

WUXI, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- The Qingming Bridge historical community along an ancient canal in the eastern Chinese city of Wuxi has recently introduced multiple night-time activities to boost visitor experience and promote tourism around the canal.

The ancient canal is part of the renowned Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, a waterway more than 1,000 miles in length

built in Sui Dynasty (581-618 AD).

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 8, 2020 shows the Qingming Bridge historical community in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu Province. (Xinhua/Li Bo)

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 8, 2020 shows the Qingming Bridge historical community in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu Province. (Xinhua/Li Bo)

People take an evening boat tour on the ancient canal in the Qingming Bridge historical community in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu Province, Aug. 8, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Bo)

People visit the Qingming Bridge historical community in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu Province, Aug. 8, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Bo)

People visit the Qingming Bridge historical community in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu Province, Aug. 8, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Bo)

People visit the Qingming Bridge historical community in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu Province, Aug. 8, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Bo)

Two online hosts promote specialty goods via a livestream show in the Qingming Bridge historical community in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu Province, Aug. 8, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Bo)

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