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Address: Nanjinguan Village, Yaowan Country, Yiling District, Yichang 443002, China
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Luxury Yangzi River Cruise - 4 days and 3 nights
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Over one million people had to be relocated as a result of the flooding by the dam . Empty houses and towns could be seen along the river. The people we talked to seemed happy... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2017

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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Over one million people had to be relocated as a result of the flooding by the dam . Empty houses and towns could be seen along the river. The people we talked to seemed happy for the most part, with their relocation and felt the new homes are much better than the old.

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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

This is a must for every travelor to China with enough time to take a river steamer trip on the Yangtze River. It is an awe inspiring sight, no matter what time of day or year, or even weather conditions. The view changes minute by minute as the staemer approaches from either up or down straem and as the sun... More 

Thank DrCharls
Salina, Kansas
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152 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The three Gorges are really spectacular, and the small boat used to visit the gorges made for an interesting trip, with plenty of photo opportunities. The guide, who has produced a photo book of the gorges, was simply spectacular.

Thank Allenflusa
Central Florida, Florida
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162 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Went through the locks at night. Very impressive. The side tours up the small gorges where great. Lots of local culture and information.

Thank Terence G
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This is something which I see on movies only. I couldn't believe how beautiful the scenery of the three Gorges. I highly recommend this place to everybody who visit China. The place is well organized for the purpose of tourists. We had a chance to climb on the mountain to visit the castle. For those who can't climb, there is... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely stunning and you cannot visit china without visiting the gorges and the gorgeous scenery. Well worth the money and time.

Thank ZBH88
Wanganui, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I did the cruise through the 3 Gorges a few years ago, and I still found the scenery beautiful and the lock system amazing. We were lucky with the weather - not too hazy - so the gorges could be appreciated. We went through the locks at night and I stayed on deck throughout and was fascinated with it how... More 

Thank juliem1962
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We did the trip from Yangching to chongging. The scenery was just beautiful. The highlight was going up through the loch system and our boat passengers stayed up till 11 just to watch the boat go through. Lots of great tours along the river and lots of amazing scenery along the way. We really enjoyed this.

Thank trix59
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

...therefore you must! But I found the three gorges cruise rather dull. Some of the scenery is certainly beautiful, but by no means all of it. You'll see as many power stations and factories belching out fumes as you will rocky cliffs and forests. There just didn't seem enough to see to warrant three days sailing through terrain that looks... More 

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Centennial, Colorado
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

The scenery is so beautiful. I took a ton of pictures. I took the cruise from Yichang to CHongquin and the first gorge, Xiling, is the longest and the deepest. The gorge is stunning. Wu Gorge is the second longest and is also beautiful. The third is Qutang gorge and it is very small, maybe about 10-15 minutes cruise time.... More 

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