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Photo taken on Sept. 4, 2019 shows a night scenery of the Grand Canal in Tongzhou District, sub-center of Beijing, capital of China. (Xinhua/Jin Liangkuai)

BEIJING, Nov. 2 (Xinhua) -- An exhibition on the Grand Canal, a vast waterway connecting the northern and southern parts of China, has opened at the National Museum of China in Beijing.

The exhibition showcases the excavation history, water transport management, engineering technology, and intangible cultural heritage of the Grand Canal through 170 objects as well as digital images and interactive projects.

With a history of more than 2,500 years, the Grand Canal is the world's longest man-made waterway and stretches from Beijing to Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province.