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This is the list of top 10 wonders of China; all are the masterpieces of the ancient Chinese people. Nowadays we are still amazed by wonders that in ancient times without any modern technology and machines how so great constructions were created. All these wonders are not-to-miss destinations and will offer you a once-in-a-lifetime journey.

1. The Great Wall


The Great Wall of China is one of the most famous human projects. More precisely, the Great Wall is not only one wall, it consists of many walls constructed by different dynasties over the past two millenniums. The most “new” and the best preserved part is the wall built in Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Ming Great Wall is a large and complicated frontier defence of the Ming Imperial State, stretching approximately 6,700 kilometres from east sea to west desert.  It is one of the world’s greatest miracles
in human history.

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2. The Grand Canal


The Grand Canal (or Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal) is the longest artificial river in the world and also one of the oldest canals in the world. The Grand Canal rivals the Great Wall in being two great projects in ancient China. The canal shows that ancient China led the world in technologies of water conservancy and shipping. It goes from Beijing in the North to Hangzhou in the South, links five great rivers and has a total length of 1794 kilometres. The canal was built in the Spring and Autumn Period more than two thousand years ago, completed in the Sui Dynasty (581–618), prosperous in Tang and Song dynasties, took a straightforward route in the Yuan Dynasty, dredged during Ming and Qing Dynasties. The Grand Canal’s flourishing lasted for over 1779 years.

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