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Taierzhuang is a district of Zaozhuang City, in Shandong Province in China, known for its ancient city.

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Taierzhuang Ancient City is in the border area between Taierzhuang District, Zaozhuang City, Shandong Province and the four provinces of Shandong, Jiangsu, Henan, and Anhui. It is located at the center of the Beijing Hangzhou Grand Canal. The ancient city originated in the Qin and Han dynasties, developed in the Tang and Song dynasties, and flourished in the Ming and Qing dynasties. Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty in China awarded it the title of "the first village in the world".

The ancient city covers an area of 2 square kilometers, with 11 functional zones, 8 major scenic spots, and 29 scenic spots, making it the largest ancient city in China. As one of the highest level tourist attractions in the country, it is known as the "most beautiful water town in China".

The ancient city of Taierzhuang is known by the World Tourism Organization as the "living ancient canal" and the "only remaining heritage village of the Beijing Hangzhou Canal". Within the ancient city of Taierzhuang, there are ancient waterways, ancient docks, Chinese Ancient Water City, Taierzhuang War Memorial Hall, and cross-strait exchange bases. Along with the Polish capital Warsaw, it is one of the only two cities in the world rebuilt as a World Cultural Heritage site due to the destruction of World War II artillery.

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