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Yes the scenery is nice but nothing spectacular.
Lots of mist in the area from time to time.
The history associated with the place is quite interesting and I found it sad to loose so much culture and heritage to make way for progress I.e....More
We saw the entrance to the Gorge from our cruise ship. But there is an even better view from the White Emperor City, Baidicheng if your cruise ship offers this as a tour option.
A good photograph is to hold up the 10 Yuan note...More
Qutang Gorge is the shortest and most scenic of China's Three Gorges (Qutang, Wu and Xiling). It's located downstream from the ancient village Baidicheng (白帝城) the Yangtze River passes between the Chijia Mountain (赤甲山) on the north and the Baiyan Mountain (白鹽山) on the south....More
More of a review of the city which is located on the north bank of the west mouth of the gorge. A historic site dating back to the Han Dynasty with buildings and temples all not original. There is also a museum with hanging coffins
I tried to hit the spots we visited after we got aboard our ship but was unable to pull up some of the locations. We boarded in Chongqingand only ate lunch before embarking. The next day we disembarked in Shibaozhai and toured the 12 story...More
Cruised through this gorge recently and it was much better than my first visit. Firstly the river was lower due to the recent decrease in the water level, and secondly as there was a really good English speaking guide on the Century Legend.