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Yichang Attractions

Yichang City is located at the west of China's Hubei Province, where the middle and upper reaches of the Yangtze River are divided. Yichang has been defined as a distributing center, an important trading port and a transportation hub along the Yangtze river linking west Hubei and east Sichuan since ancient times. For a very long time, it has been renown as "Gateway to the Three Gorges". Today, as well as a cultural and tourist city in China, Yichang remains a brisk river port of China, controlling the access to Chongqing City to its southwest.

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Sanyou Cave is located in the cliff near Changjiang River which is about 7 kilometers from Yichang in Hubei. It has been listed into the 6th batch of the National key cultural relics protection units on May 25, 2006. It is said that in 819, three famous men of letters, Bai Juyi, Bai Xingjian, and Yu...

Shennong Stream originates from Shennongjia Main Peak. It goes through valleys and mountains from south to north, and falls into Changjiang River at the mouth of Wuxia. With a length of 60 kilometers, it takes in 17 rivers and 8 waterfalls on the way. As the rivers have lots of twists and turns, thu...

Xiling Gorge

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Xiling Gorge is named after Xiling Mountain in Yichang, Hubei. The west begins from Guandukou in Badong County, the east ends in Nanjinguan in Yichang city, and the full length is about 120 kilometers. Xiling Gorge is the longest gorge of Three Gorges Dam, and possesses the most beautiful scenery. T...

Three Gorges Dam Site is the largest hydropower project in the world, it belongs to the central part of Xiling Dam, and located in Sandou Meadow which is in Yichang city, Hubei Province. It is about 38 kilometers to Gezhouba Water Control Poject downstream, and is one of the first national 5A scenic...

Zigui

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Zigui is located in the western part of Hubei; it is on the shores of Xiling Gorge. Zigui is the hometown of Qu Yuan—the great Chinese poet, and also the hometown of Wang Zhaojun—one of the Four Beautiful Women in ancient China. In addition, Zigui is one of the cradles of Chu civilizatio...