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Three Gorges Dam Project

Sandouping Town, Yiling District, Yichang 443134, China
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YangtzeCruiseExperts specialized in arrangement of China tour and Yangtze River Cruises. During years operation, we have controled multiple resources and aiming to provide worldwide visitors amazing China & Yangtze tour experience with unbeatable prices. Contact us now to start your lifeitme cruise trip!
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Sandouping Town, Yiling District, Yichang 443134, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have read about about it over the years and wanted to go see it. Finally did as we were in huangshi which is 3 hours away by train. It's just massive. Could only go on the bus tour. As its close to Chinese new Year...More

Thank hughs289
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The dam project well worth a visit just to see the amazing piece of engineering. We could not get too close to the dam and new lift that would take ships up the river much faster than using the locks. There is quite a strict...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

The visitor centre and summit attractions were splendid - to take an escalator outdoors was a little surprising - and the view over the Dam fabulous. One of the modern Wonders of the World without a doubt. I'm only sorry we didn't experience the shiplift,...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Sorry, I just couldn't get enthused about this dam - I wasn't wowed, I didn't get any sense of its purpose or majesty. It was an included trip from our Yangtze cruise, so we went along. The bus dropped us off, and we took many...More

Thank Soozee
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

This was a highlight on our Yangtze cruise. Not only did we visit the project and have a great view of the Dam, its lift and locks, but we also traveled through those huge locks during the night.

Thank Michael G
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

If you are into engineering marvels, this is a must visit, get to see the shiplocks and dam from various angles and upfront you can really see how huge it is. The project is highly protected and have security. If you don’t speak chinese, I...More

Thank Maudena H
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Impressive. I recommend a day tour with a boat to the dam and then a bus tour to the facilities there

Thank Steffen A
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

After being ferried up the Yangtze river through the magnificent Xiling gorge the view of the spectacular three Gorge dam is well worth a visit. Its an example of massive infra structure with foresight and ingenuity with delightful artwork and viewing platform which you can...More

Thank DEBORAH O
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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

From the dam to the gorges to the pandas,this journey is a once in a lifetime. The ship is comfortable but not up to the standards of the bigger cruise ships. We were on the Goddess. It was fine. Beds are very hard. Got a...More

Thank Doris151
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

A truly amazing experience. Went on a ship that was lowered in the lift and then visited the infra structure around the dam. They have made this a great tourist attraction and a must visit. Even installed escalators to take you to the lookout and...More

Thank glopaul
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Response from Maudena H | Reviewed this property |
You can get help from your hotel, there are travel agents offering packages there that can bring you there and other places. Yichang is a city catered to tourists, and when we were there we saw many travel agent shops. It is... More
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BJMing
23 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
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