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The Grand Canal of China consists of the Grand Canal of the Tang Dynasty, the Grand Canal and the East Zhejiang Canal. 2014-06-23

 

The picture shows the important node of the Zhedong Canal - the Sanjiangkou of Zhangting, Yuyao. The successful application of the Chinese Grand Canal has filled the gap in Ningbo's world cultural heritage. Ningbo has since become a world cultural heritage city and has a rich world-class cultural business card. "This will definitely bring new opportunities to the historical and cultural city and the international port city of Ningbo, greatly promote the cultural heritage protection of the city and realize the sustainable development of the local economy and society." Yesterday, responsible for the application of the Grand Canal (Ning Band) Jiang Huaihai, deputy director of the Municipal Cultural Insurance Office, said happily in an interview. Yesterday, at the 38th World Heritage Committee meeting held in Doha, Qatar, the “Great Canal” project was included in the World Heritage List, and the “Grand Canal” became the 32nd World Cultural Heritage in China. As one of the 27 cities in the Grand Canal, Ningbo has the first World Cultural Heritage Project. The Grand Canal (Ning Band) is located at the southernmost tip of the Grand Canal of China. It is the link between the inland navigation channel of the Chinese Grand Canal and the outer sea. It is one of the important endpoints of the ancient Maritime Silk Road. “The Grand Canal application scope includes the Sui and Tang Dynasties, the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal and the Zhedong Canal, which traverse the central and eastern regions of China. The Zhedong Canal runs through the entire Song Dynasty, from Xixing Ancient Town in Hangzhou to Ningbo, and to the sea in the east. Ningbo joined the Grand Canal and the value of the Zhedong Canal was recognized.” Jiang Huaihai said that the Chinese Grand Canal is connected to Beijing and is connected to Ningbo. “Ningbo is a node with special significance. Ningbo Port is east to the sea, west. Even the Jianghuai, transshipment to the north and the south, and the port of Hong Kong, has always been an important water and land transportation hub on the southeast coast of China, an important international port for economic and cultural exchanges. It is precisely because of the dual characteristics of the canal city and the port city of Ningbo that make the Grand Canal With the characteristics of opening to the outside world, the China Grand Canal and the Maritime Silk Road are linked together. Ningbo has special characteristics in the cities along the Grand Canal.” The Grand Canal (Ning Band) mainly includes Yaojiang-Liangjiang River and Cijiang-Zhujiang Zigang, Ganhe Canal and other rivers, Zhejiang East Canal from Yuyao, east to Doumen, Yuyao City, Zhangting, Cicheng, Ningbo City to Sea Yongjiang mouth into the sea, more than 100 km from space. In the text of the World Cultural Heritage declared by the Grand Canal of China, the three heritage areas of the “Zhedong Canal, Yuyao Section”, “Zhedong Canal Ning Band” and “Ningbo Sanjiangkou” in the Grand Canal (Ning Band) from west to east The Qing'an Hall, located in Sanjiangkou, is a subsidiary of the canal and is also a world cultural heritage. Jiang Huaihai introduced that the Grand Canal (Ningbo Band) has distinctive features and rich cultural connotations. Ningbo Port and Zhedong Canal provide China's Grand Canal with a river and sea transport, a golden waterway that connects domestic and foreign trade, and an excellent port. It is the gateway of the Chinese Grand Canal to the world. The southern end of the country, the starting point of the Maritime Silk Road; in the Yuan Dynasty, Ningbo is an important transshipment port for the grain and sea transportation. “Living is a remarkable feature of the Grand Canal heritage. The Grand Canal (Ning Band) natural rivers and artificial ponds are combined in parallel, double-track operation, and choices, vividly recording and reflecting the ancient Chinese water conservancy, tides and shipping techniques in various history. The important changes of the period have important value for the study of the history of the canal science. Today it is still a busy channel.” In 2008, Ningbo officially joined the Grand Canal Heritage to declare the world cultural heritage, and established the Great Canal (Ning Band) protection and application for leadership. The group consists of the mayor as the team leader, 15 related departments such as cultural relics, planning, water conservancy and transportation, and 7 counties (cities) as member units, establishing a working mechanism for the application for the legacy, carefully organizing the census of heritage resources, and implementing heritage protection. And environmental remediation work, the implementation of the "Ningbo City Grand Canal Heritage Protection Measures", the establishment of the Grand Canal Heritage Monitoring File System, etc., and more measures to protect and manage the canal heritage. "All sectors of the society have also actively paid attention to and participated in the protection of the canal heritage, and shouted for the Grand Canal's application for the legacy of the Grand Canal. Last year, more than 20 Grand Canal volunteers in the city visited the important node of the mainland in Ningbo and visited the Grand Canal from the west to the east. Footprint. This year, Ningbo Daily Newspaper Group and the Grand Canal (Ning Band) Application Office jointly launched the 'Grand Canal: Our Future of Life' All-Media Action is an important action in the Grand Canal application and promotion of Ningbo City. A major planning of the image.” Jiang Huaihai said that in the process of applying for the World Cultural Heritage, the protection and management of the Grand Canal (Ning Band) has been comprehensively strengthened and improved, which has effectively promoted the development of the entire cultural heritage protection cause. “World heritage has a strong brand effect and influence on a global scale, which will greatly enhance Ningbo's international reputation and reputation, making it the most internationally influential cultural business card, thus further attracting and gathering all aspects of quality. Resources, which drive the development of related industries, have brought tremendous development opportunities for Ningbo to build an international port city and a strong cultural city, and become one of the cultural motivations and core competitiveness for promoting economic and social science development."