This Yangtze River city, along with Chongqing, is a starting point for travelers taking a cruise down the great river, particularly those interested in seeing the famous Three Gorges and massive Three Gorges Dam downstream from the city.
One of the most celebrated waterways in the world, the journey upstream along the Yangtze River's Three Gorges from Yichang to Chongqing is a breathtaking ride of dramatic cliffs, mist-shrouded peaks and thundering waterfalls—the kinds of scenes that have inspired Chinese poets and painters for millennia. Known as the "Mother River of China," the mighty Yangtze is 6,300 km (3,915 mi) long, the ... >>
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