The fertile, densily
populated land south of the river is known as Jiangnan
and sports dozens of multi-million cities, Shanghai alone has a population
of over 25 million.
From 5000 BC on Neolithic Majiabang
cultures florished around Lake
Taihu. Later cities like Suzhou, Hangzhou and Nanjing played important roles in the history of Chinese dynasties.
km long Grand Canal
connects Beijing to Hangzhou and was a major waterway for 14 centuries. Its southern section is still in
Jiangnan is packed with historical and interesting towns like Shanghai, Nanjing,Hangzhou and Suzhou and sites
like the grand Buddha in Ling Shan, lake Taihu, old watertowns like Zhouzhuang and the leaning pagoda at Tiger Hill.
Bay is perfectly shaped to created the worlds largest Tidal Bore.