Brief of Hangzhoutang Section of the Beijing Hangzhou Grand Canal
Hangzhoutang Section(杭州塘段) starts from the intersection of Jiangsu and Zhejiang province in the north and ends at Tangqi Water Town in the south.
It was dredged during the Han Dynasty(220BC to 220AD). During the Sui Dynasty(581-618), the whole watercourse was dug and connected. Currently, Hangzhoutang Section is the main tributary of the Beijing Hangzhou Grand Canal.