Yangzhou, known as Jiangdu in ancient times, is located in the middle of Jiangsu, where the Yangtze River and the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal meet. The Gaoyou section and Yangzhou section of the Grand Canal of China are included in the World Heritage List.
Yangzhou is one of the most prosperous cities in Chinese history and the birthplace of Huaiyang cuisine, one of the four major cuisines in China. Emperor Kangxi and Qianlong brought Huaiyang cuisine to a very high level, which is the most delicious in the world. So you must try the authentic Yangzhou taste when you come to Yangzhou.