The Three Gorges of the Yangtze River is one of the most important water conservancy hubs in Chongqing and an iconic symbol of Chongqing. It specifically refers to the three gorges of Qutang Gorge, Wuxia and Xiling Gap.
The Three Gorges of the Yangtze River is a vocabulary often mentioned in our mouths and often in television programmes. So do you know, which three gorges is the Yangtze River?
Qutang Gorge is a famous 4A-level scenic spot. It can also be called “Kui Gorge” and has the reputation of “Kuimen Tianxiong”. Its starting point is in the west, Baidi City in Fengjie County. The destination is in the east, Daxi Town, Wushan County. The total length from east to west is about 8 kilometers. Famous scenic spots have eight pictures, Yu Fu Pagoda, Meng Liang ladder and so on. Although it is the shortest in the three Gorges, it is the most majestic and precipitous and even more imposing.
Wuxia, also known as Daxia, is famous for its beauty. It starts at the Daning River in the east of Wushan County, and ends at the Guandukou in Badong County, with a total length of 46 kilometers. Famous scenic spots include the site of the Goddess Temple, the Kongming Stone Stele, and the Song Love Peak. The geographer Li Daoyuan of the Northern Wei Dynasty mentioned the fishermen’s description of the Wu Gorge in his prose “Three Gorges”: Badong Three Gorges Wu Gorge Long, three tears of apes are stained with clothes.
Like Qutang Gorge, Xiling Gorge is also a famous 4A scenic spot. It was named Xiling Gorge because it is related to Xiling Mountain in Yichang. It starts at Xiangxikou, west of Zigui County, Qinbei Province, and ends at Nanjinguan, Yichang, with a total length of 66 kilometers. In the three Gorges is the longest canyon, it is divided into four parts, respectively: Xiangxi Wide Valley, the upper section of Xiling Gorge wide valley, the temple south Wide Valley and the lower section of Xiling Gorge canyon. The channel is famous for its twists and turns, many rocks, water and water, and dangerous boating. Ouyang Xiu also left a famous saying “Xiling landscape is the best in the world”.