Worlds Largest & Beautiful Canals to see

Amsterdam's canals are perhaps its most famous feature, a huge tangle of waterways. The capital of the Netherlands has 165 canals spanning 60 miles.

Grachtengordel, Amsterdam

The Rideau Canal is North America's oldest continually operational canal system, passing through Ottawa. It was built in 1832 as a safe supply route from Montréal to Kingston.

Rideau Canal, Canada

This little Greek waterway connects the Gulf of Corinth to the Saronic Gulf in the southeast. The canal was established in 1893 to save ships 185 nautical miles.

Canal of Corinth, Greece

The Llangollen Canal connects Llangollen in Wales with Hurleston in Cheshire. The waterway runs through 46 miles (74km) through beautiful countryside in England and Wales.

Llangollen Canal, UK

This sophisticated waterway may be located in Dubai's Old Quarter. The water canal is 3.2km long and runs between Old Creek and Business Bay.

Dubai Water Canal

This beautiful canal in southern France dates back hundreds of years. The Canal du Midi, designed by Pierre-Paul Riquet, connects the Mediterranean and the Atlantic. 

Canal du Midi

The beautiful Göta Canal was opened in 1832 and was one of Sweden's largest engineering accomplishments.

Stockholm's Göta Canal

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