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Three Gorges Dam Project, Yichang

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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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  • The dam itself is impressive due to its length and the amount of energy produced. However, we were somewhat disappointed with the meager information about construction, to the forced relocation. Also, we would have thrown a look behind the scenes like where the energy is being produced, what was not possible. It was worth a visit but definitely!
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  • On a recent trip down the Yangtze River Cruise and one of the stops was at the Hydro Dam. What an engineering marvel. So many photos and the experience was worth the trip. We left the Cruise Boat and ...  more »
  • On the day cruise from Yichang city, went to the 3 Gorges Dam. The view from the top of the dam was spectacular. You want to go again.
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