Three Gorges Dam Project, Yichang
Categories: Dams, Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Experience the engineering wonder of Three Gorges Dam Project, the largest hydroelectric dam in the world. Completed in 2015, the massive gravity dam sits on the Yangtze River and boasts a length of 2,335 m (7,661 ft). Although monumental, the project to build this dam was not without controversy, as several sites were flooded and more than a million people displaced during construction. Nevertheless, the gargantuan structure attracts visitors from all over the world, who flock to marvel at its sheer size and power. To visit Three Gorges Dam Project and other attractions in Yichang, use our Yichang trip itinerary builder.
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An interesting sight to see. We visited as part of the yangtze river cruise day tour. A very impressive feature and worth a look, but by no means an alluring hydrodam. Don't bother with the optional b... read more »
This is usually not my cup of tea (pun intended) but I found it fascinating! The flooding that is now under control is due to this project. Great view from up top.
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