River canyons in London on the river Thames are only used for travel and tours. Venice is built in a marine Bay on the Islands and lagoons. There are more than 120 blocks, standing on the water. The unique beauty of historical palaces, buildings, temples, houses, residential quarters, museums attract tourists from all over the world.
The canal systems in the lake Saimaa‑the Vuoksa river (Finland‑Russia), is called the Saimaa channel. The length of the canal is 43 km, depth of 265 m Along the canal’s scenic mountainous terrain. In the navigation of cruise ships sail here. In France, the canals connect the major rivers of the country the Seine, Rhine and Rhone with the waters of the Atlantic and the Mediterranean sea. The total length of the active channels is 3500 km.
In Amsterdam (it is also called “Venice of the North”) about 90 channels and 100 bridges, where to go and cruise ships. The tourists there are here what to see: the floating flower market, diamond factories, and many museums (Rembrandt, Madame Tussauds, modern art).
With the help of artificial canals created the entire lake district‑river system, considerably simplifying the problems of travel and trade routes. Major Continue reading