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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Sandouping Town, Yiling District, Yichang 443134, China
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"dam project"
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"three gorges"
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"the river"
in 45 reviews
"engineering feat"
in 10 reviews
"cruise ship"
in 19 reviews
"sheer size"
in 11 reviews
"viewing platform"
in 10 reviews
"panama canal"
in 9 reviews
"flood control"
in 7 reviews
"scale model"
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"amazing engineering"
in 8 reviews
"lock gates"
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"visitor center"
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"water level"
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"well worth the visit"
in 6 reviews
"outdoor escalators"
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"day tour"
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Reviewed yesterday

This is an incredible dam! 5 times larger than Hoover dam which produces about 2,000 megawatts as opposed to Three Gorges which produces about 17,000 megawatts! You have to take a tour in a boat where they lift the entire boat, water and all in...More

Thank elindoo
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a cruise and this was included in one the excursions. A huge place and it was pleasant to walk around. You will have a good idea that this project is huge!

Thank Simonfss
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the China goddess 2 ship 4 day scenic River cruise to the 3 Gorges Dam amazing engineering the scale of the project has to be seen, we were indeed impressed. Our River cruise was great we travelled with a treat group of...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 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

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Reviewed 26 January 2018

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

1  Thank Chander_62
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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

Thank goldenapplejane
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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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Waxili
16 March 2018|
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Response from Maudena H | Reviewed this property |
If you intend to just visit the dam, a day trip is enough, but if you also want to visit the three gorge area an overnight stay would be more ideal
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Response from DEBORAH O | Reviewed this property |
We used TCT Top China Travel who arranged everything with English speaking guide and driver which include River cruise from Yichang with spectacular views through Xiling gorge and buses which you have to hop on hop off quite... More
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