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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

This is the first of the three gorges on the Yangtze. It is about five miles long and not very impressive. When traversing the river, you don't have a choice but to go through this area.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Alanhimmelstein
Reviewed June 8, 2018

This was the final gorge before heading into Chongquing. We enjoyed the scenery and the weather as we cruised along. Again, a highlight of our China trip

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank StanleyandMarie
Reviewed April 27, 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

Very beautiful scenery here that you can only view from a river cruise. Very quiet and relaxing as well.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank JrnyJunkie
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank jennefern2014
Reviewed June 11, 2017

This gorge has some great views of the river and lots of places to be able to walk. Good views all around.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 17, 2017

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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Bill M
Reviewed August 17, 2016

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.

Date of experience: August 2016
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