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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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  • August 9, 2017
    If you're on a cruise ship - I'd suggest staying on it and relaxing -it's your last day on the boat and It's just a concrete wall. They are very proud of it as a feat of modern engineering ..... if th...  more »
  • August 7, 2017
    This dam is quite impressive, you can even go up a hill to see all of the dam and surrounding area but be warned that it is usually very crowded and very noisy  more »
  • August 4, 2017
    Go when the weather is very hot and dam was spectacular visitors lot is clean from different locations and angles in the dam area visited throughout the visit of the dam dam takes about 2.5 hours
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