The Three Gorges of the Yangtze River are 193 kilometers long, and along the way, the two sides of the river are steep and steep, and the cliffs are facing each other, and from west to east, they are Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge.
The Three Gorges Land spans Chongqing and Hubei provinces and cities. The lofty mountains on both sides of the river, the cliffs and cliffs, the scenery is amazing, and the steep and continuous peaks on both sides of the river are generally about 700-800 meters above the river surface. The narrowest point of the river is about 100 meters; With the construction of the huge Three Gorges Project, it has become a world-renowned tourist hotline.
Qutang Gorge is also known as Kui Gorge. In ancient times, it was called Guangxi Gorge, Ba Gorge, Xiling Gorge, etc. It was the first gorge of the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River. The historical sites are the most abundant. In 2008, after the Three Gorges Dam was impounded to an altitude of 175 meters, Qutang Gorge was already a high gorge and a flat lake, with steep peaks and rocks on both sides of the river still.
Wu Gorge, also known as Da Gorge, is famous for its deep beauty. The entire gorge area has abrupt peaks, craggy rocks, and cliffs, which are endless. It is the most impressive section of the Three Gorges. It is like a circuitous gallery, full of poetic and literary.
Xiling Gorge has a total length of 76 kilometers. Historically, it is famous for its twists and turns in the waterway, many strange rocks, many beaches, rapid water, and thrilling boating. It is the longest canyon in the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River.
Here’s some details that’ll help make the trip a little easier.
· Name in Chinese | 长江三峡
“I want to go to The Yangtze Gorges” | 我想去长江三峡
· Open from | With access all day
· Address in Mandarin | 中国重庆市、湖北省宜昌市夷陵区
· Price | Free
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