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Three Gorges Dam Project

Sandouping Town, Yiling District, Yichang 443134, China
+86 717 676 3498
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Sandouping Town, Yiling District, Yichang 443134, China
+86 717 676 3498

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The grounds were planted with waves of flowers and were quite beautiful however the exhibit hall was very limited and most of it was taken up selling souveniers. I wish there had been more hands on exhibits or videos with information about the project. Taking...More

Thank packerfan500
Reviewed 1 week ago

I know my westerners really do not want to come Yichang just to see a dam, but I would recommend it. I loved the experience from a purely engineering perspective it was an amazing experience. This one of the largest dams in the world, and...More

Thank Srikant R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We started off in Tanziling Park. There’s some of the huge equipment used in the construction of the dam on display and a variety of rocks - some have been under water for more than a million years, others that were used to intercept the...More

Thank Gillian G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mainly to prevent flooding downstream but also generates significant green energy which is very much needed in China. However, because of the massive scale of this project it has meant that many people have been relocated from agricultural and fishing villages to Cities. There are...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017

Our visit consisted of going down the boat lift (really an engineering accomplishment, but not that exciting on a large boat with at least a couple hundred people) followed by a visual tour of the dam from the boat and from a park just below...More

Thank Shaka_Frank
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The weather wasn't very good which was a shame - it was very interesting but It would've been better if there had been more clarification about the tour! We went on the boat cruise and in hindsight I'm not sure it was worth it .......More

Thank russellandkimclark
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

This was the most amazing dam project I have ever seen. To see the boats coming out of the locks is a sight to behold and a few hours later to actually experience this same thing had us in awe. Just wonderful

Thank lazytraveller30
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Spent morning visiting the dam area. The boat locks were amazing, bother the large ships locks and the small ships locks. We took the trip up to the top of the overlook and had a great view. Fun little knickknack area by the dam for...More

Thank tjfmsf
Reviewed 12 June 2017

What an engineering marvel ! Love the people paid for this over 17 years and have decided that its paid for end of story. The five locks, ship lift all projects of magnificent proportion could not get enough of this place.

Thank MacAttack720
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This is a fantastic place to visit and the views are great. Lots of great information about the dam and the area.

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22 July 2017|
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Response from MartinBaxter58 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I don't think you would be able to do a trip to the three gorges dam in a day from Chengdu.. There are 20+ direct trains a day from Chengdu to Yichang (Yichang East station)but it takes 6hrs 50mins each way (price... More
26 March 2016|
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Response from bdon257 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can't help, as we were there on a China tour with Sinorama and the Yangste cruise was part of this.