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Qutang Gorge

Qutang Gorge

Qutang Gorge, whose westward demarcation (note that the Yangtze River, of which the 192 kilometer Three Gorges stretch forms a part, flows from west to east here) is the town of Baidicheng, is the shortest of the three gorges that make up the monumental Three Gorges Dam project (the other two gorges, in downstream order (i.e., from west to east), are Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge). » Read More

Wu Gorge

Wu Gorge

Wu ("Witches") Gorge, the second, downstream-wise or middle gorge of the Three Gorges, begins in the west at the seat of Wushan County, Chongqing Municipality, and ends near the village of Guandukouzhen (Guan du kou zhen, or "Official ferry gate town", though the town is generally written simply as Guandukou) in Badong County, Hubei Province, a stretch of about 44 kilometers.» Read More

Xiling Gorge

Xiling Gorge

Xiling Gorge is the longest of the three gorges (at 66 kilometers, compared to Wu Gorge at 44 kilometers and Qutang Gorge at 8 kilometers). Xiling Gorge was renowned for its winding waterway that suddenly narrowed into treacherous rapids or skirted over dangerous shoals. In spite of the risks, ships were compelled to pass through its waters regularly, as there was little alternative. » Read More

Three Gorges Dam

The Three Gorges Dam

The 185-meter-above-sea-level Three Gorge Dam is the core of Three Gorge hydro junction project and takes 3080 days o complete. During the construction, the builders comprehensively adopt the state-of-art technique in the world and create a world record of pouring 20 thousand concrete in a single day at the peak time. Up till now, 126 billion yuan have been invested into the Three Gorges Project. » Read More

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Yangtze River Attractions From the Source to Sea

Province City Attractions
Potala Palace, Barkhor Street, Sera Monastery, more Lhasa attractions»
Lake Namtso, Damxung Ancient Cave Mural Paintings, more Nagqu attractions
Taer Monastery, Qinghai Lake and Bird Island, more Xining attractions
Sichuan Giant Panda Breeding and Research Center, Qingcheng Mountain, Dujiangyan Irrigation Project, more Chengdu attractions
Leshan Giant Buddha, Mount Emei, more Leshan attractions
Yunnan
Lijiang
Tiger Leaping Gorge, First Bend of the Yangtze River, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, more Lijiang attractions
Chongqing   Yangtze River Cruise, Dazu Grottoes, Three Gorges Museum, more Chongqing attractions
Xiling Gorge, The Three Gorges Dam, Yangtze River Cruise, more Yichang attractions
Yellow Crane Tower, First Bridge over the Yangtze River, more Wuhan attractions
Mount Lu Scenic Area
The Yellow Mountains Scenic Area, Hongcun Ancient Village, Xidi Ancient Village, more Huangshan attractions
Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum, Confucius Temple, Ming Xiao Mausoleum, more Nanjing attractions
Lingering Garden, Garden of the Master of Nets, Tiger Hill, more Suzhou attractions
Zhouzhuang, Wuzhen, Tongli, Xitang
West Lake, China Silk Museum, Six Harmonies Pagoda, more Hangzhou Attraction
Shanghai
 
The Bund, Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai World Expo 2010, more Shanghai attractions

 

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