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Three Gorges Dam – Qu Yuan’s Hometown, Yichang

(三峡大坝-屈原故里旅游区 sān xiá dà bà qū yuán gù lǐ lǚ yóu qū)

The stunning natural landscape of the Three Gorges Dam Scenic Area [Photo/VCG]

The Three Gorges Dam Project is the short term for the water control project on the Yangtze River. It is located in the middle section of Xiling Gorge near Sandouping town in Yichang city, Hubei province.

Being the world's largest hydropower project, this dam has been the most efficient dam in flood control, the most difficult construction work and the largest migration project in the world.

In the scenic area, you can also see local antique-style folk houses. Today, these buildings are used to exhibit local customs and culture. 

The best time for a visit is around the Dragon Boat Festival. During the festival, you can experience traditional customs and take part in interesting activities.

Qu Yuan's Hometown in Zigui County, Yichang, Hubei province. [Photo/]
Wonderful cultural activities are held in Qu Yuan’s Hometown. [Photo/]

Scenic spot level: AAAAA

Ideal sightseeing season: spring and summer

Opening hours: 8:00-17:00

Ticket price: 90 yuan

Address: Jiangxia Boulevard, Sandoupin town, Yiling district, Yichang city, Hubei province

Website: (Chinese) (Chinese)

Visitors can pay an extra fee to book a sightseeing boat to tour around the Three Gorges Dam.

Last Updated: Dec 19, 2018

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