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Three Gorges Dam Project

Sandouping Town, Yiling District, Yichang 443134, China
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Sandouping Town, Yiling District, Yichang 443134, China

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having boarded our cruise ship the Yangste Legend, our first all inclusive tour the next day was to visit the Three Gorges Dam Project. The staid grandeur of this massive project was offset by the magnificent and atmospheric views from the vantage point which towers...More

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's about a 90 minute drive from YiChang along the Yangtze. Not a particularly interesting drive but road is good. We stopped first in the visitor center to learn how the dam is structured and operated. There also is a nice video presentation of its...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This dam cost the Chinese hundreds of thousands of lives and displaced people and broke open the interior of the country and revolutionized trade with the world. It too our cruise ship over 4 hours to go through the lock. They raise you hundreds of...More

Thank Gordon T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was part of the Century Sky Gorge Cruise, Was well worth doing. An impressive site. The immensity of the Project is only real once you see it as a whole then get down to ground level. Very impressive and amazing project, well worth...More

Thank Shaz1000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The dam project is off the scale of civil engineering projects. I have worked on a few but the size and complexity of this project is mind blowing. There is a downside to the loss of wildlife and the water born pollution though.

Thank td2traveller
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We took a 5 days cruise on the Yangtze River this spring. On our way to the cruise dock our bus passed by the city of Sandouping. We saw a section of the Three Gorges Dam like a great big wall against the town. The...More

Thank faithandhope2live
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Unbelievable! Such an amazing place to visit, can't be found on Google Earth and you have to pass through security to get in but well worth it

Thank Retrobrother
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22 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
26 March 2016|
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Response from bdon257 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can't help, as we were there on a China tour with Sinorama and the Yangste cruise was part of this.