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Best Places to Visit in Yichang

Yichang is a beautiful city and major tourist destination in China. TopChinaTravel would like to introduce some of the Best Places to visit in Yichang for you. Then, where to visit in Yichang? Come with us, you will not miss any top attraction of this city. You can visit Xiling Gorge, Three Gorges Dam, Shenningjia Scenic Spot, Gezhou Dam,etc.

Xiling Gorge

Xiling Gorge extends from Badong County in the west to the Nanjin Pass in Yichang in the east, about 66 km long.Kongling Shoal lies in the Miaohe section. The local people have always said: "Qintan and Xietan are not real shoals compared with Hell Gate of Kongling Shoal.

Many other scenic spots composed in Xiling Gorge, Bull's Liver and Horse Lung Gorge, "Tactics Books and Sword Gorge", and "Shadow Play Gorge", "Huangling Temple", "Three Travelers' Cave", "Horse Bell Rock", Mt. Qingshi (Black Lion) in Shipai Town, Three Swords Peak at Nantuo.

Three Gorges Dam

The Three Gorges Dam Site is planned to be by far the largest hydroelectric project in the world. The Project calls for the construction of a concrete dam, a hydroelectric power plant and a series of locks just below the scenic Three Gorges region. It is a vital important and backbone project in harnessing and developing of the Yangtze River.

When you are visiting this place, English speaking professional guides will be on hand to provide detailed information on the history of the dam and facts on its construction. In addition, an exhibition room displays a model of the dam, and offers passengers another opportunity to ask questions and learn about the benefits of this amazing project.

Shennongjia Scenic Spot

Shennongjia Scenic Spot is mainly consisted of three parts. One is the birthplace of the patriotic poet Quyuan who created the unique poetic form in Chinese culture.

Together they form a splendid scenic corridor including historical cultural relics, beautiful forest landscape as well as some "Natural Riddles”. Since ancient times, Shennongjia gained the fame as "Home of Wild Man".

Gezhou Dam

The massive Gezhou Dam is located on the Yangtze River, northwest of Yichang. It is part of the Three Gorges Dam construction project, which is the largest hydroelectric project ever undertaken in China.

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