Get On The Yangtze River Cruise, China
Classic Yangtze River downstream cruise along the most popular stretch of the river, from Chongqing to Yichang.
In the video:
Chongqing at night;
Fengdu Ghost City – area with temples and shrines dedicated to the afterlife in Chinese mythology, with history going back 2,000 years;
Shibaozhai Pagoda – hill with a three story temple on top and 9 story side pavilion, forming together unusual striking pagoda;
White Emperor City (Baidi City, Baidicheng, Baidi Temple) – temple complex known also as the “City of Poems” as some famous poets lived and wrote about it. The area is known with history going back almost 2,000 years, the temple has outstanding cultural and historical relics and offers view of the Qutang gorge;
Goddess Stream – beautiful narrow tributary flowing into the Yangtze river right across from the Goddess peak;
Three Gorges Dam – the largest hydroelectric dam in the world, 1.4 miles wide (2.3 kilometers) and 630 feet (192 meters) high.