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Three Gorges, Yichang

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Cruise the longest river in Asia on an open-air deck surrounded by sheer cliffs and green hills at Three Gorges, a dam famous for offering outstanding scenery. The picture-perfect nature spot--classified as the highest-rated scenic area in China--spans nearly 120 km (75 mi) and also boasts cultural relics, such as ancient temples and discoveries from the Paleolithic era. The dam features a memorial garden, where you can see heavy machinery used in its construction, and several viewing platforms. Take a moment to relax at one of the viewpoints, watching barges pass by and local anglers set sail from fishing villages on the riverbanks. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Three Gorges by using our Yichang road trip planning website.
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  • I did a four night river cruise through the Three Gorges on the Yangtze river. Really beautiful and thoroughly enjoyed it.  more »
  • We cruised through the Three Gorges and found them beautiful and fascinating to see. Our trip included a small boat excursion up a side channel, which was quite lovely. The scenery reminded me...  more »
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