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Contributor: Xinhua News Agency
Thursday, November 11 2021 - 23:54
Yangliuqing National Grand Canal Culture Park rising in Tianjin Xiqing District
TIANJIN, China, Nov. 11, 2021 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/--

Tianjin Xiqing District will fully promote the protection, inheritance and 
utilization of the Grand Canal culture by implementing the development plan of 
the Yangliuqing Grand Canal National Cultural Park, according to the Publicity 
Department of Xiqing District.

The park will be divided into three sections: the historical town, Yuanbao 
Island and the culture town. The historical town will showcase the city's 
ancient acupuncture; Yuanbao Island will reorganize urban geographical 
conditions, and the culture town will redevelop local cultural sights.

Meanwhile, the park will be divided into three functional zones, including West 
Ferry - traditional Chinese folk art and culture experience area, East Ferry - 
arts and crafts culture experience area, Pavilion in rain - Jin'gu wetland 
ecological culture experience area, and Grand Canal view - Grain transportation 
cultural vitality ring. The recent total construction area is no more than 
110,000 square meters.

In addition, the Yangliuqing Grand Canal National Cultural Park will focus on 
the culture of grain transportation, Chinese New Year paintings and 
military-following trade, and integrates cultural genes into tangible buildings.

Source: The Publicity Department of Xiqing District

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   Caption: The Tianjing Xiqing section of the Grand Canal, June 2021

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