About Huai'an: Huai'an is a beautiful waterfront city that has more than 2,000 years of history. Located at the confluence of the Guhuai River and the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, the geographical location of the city is very unique. Huai'an is not only the hometown of Premier Zhou Enlai but is also the birthplace of historical military strategist Han Xin, the author Wu Cheng'En who wrote “Journey to the West” and national hero Guan Tianpei. There are numerous monuments and ruins here, which even to this day, pay homage to the city's glorious history. Huai'an is also the origin of the Huaiyang School of Cooking. Huai’an is a perfect place for meandering along the banks of its many canals, sampling delicious food and experiencing the charm of a historic thousand-year-old city.