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Three Little Gorges

 Chongqing Attractions

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Introduction to Three Little Gorges (长江小三峡)

The Three Little Gorges, also known as Daning River Three Little Gorges, has a length of 50 kilometers stretching from Wushan County in the south to the Dachang Ancient Town in the north. The Three Little Gorges includes Longmen Gorge, Bawu Gorge and Dicui Gorge.

The Three Little Gorges is famous for its beautiful natural scenery and historical sites. Featured with elegant and stunning natural beauty, the Three Little Gorges is an enchanting landscape picture with steep peaks, peculiar stones and rocks, emerald river, green vegetation and lush plants, precipitous shoals, and misty environment. Taking a sightseeing ship cruise along these three gorges is the best way to enjoy and experience the charm of the Three Little Gorges.

Longmen Gorge

Longmen Gorge is the most magnificent but is the shortest one among the Three Little Gorges with a length of 3 kilometers. At Longmen Gorge, you can not only enjoy the steep peaks and cliffs, but also admire waterfall and caves there. The Dragon Gate Spring, the Ancient Plank Road, the Panda Cave and Yinwo Shoal are the major sights along Longmen Gorge.

Bawu Gorge

Bawu Gorge is also called Iron Coffin Gorge. With a length of 10 kilometers, Bawu Gorge should be the most precipitous one. Besides the rare and peculiar rocks that of different shapes and postures, the hanging coffin called Iron Coffin is the main sight to admire here.

Dicui Gorge

Dicui Gorge is the longest that has the most elegant scenery at the Three Little Gorges. It covers a length of 20 kilometers to provide numerous interesting sights for visitors to enjoy. There are Madu River, the Mini Three Gorges, plank road, Boat Coffin, Water Curtain Cave, cable bridge, and other sights to enjoy here.

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Wushan County, Chongqing, China

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Main Sights

Longmen Gorge, Bawu Gorge and Dicui Gorge

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Travel Information

Admission for Three Little Gorges: 120 Yuan

Opening Hours: 8:00AM - 5:30PM

Tel: (+86) 023-5768 5552

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1. Visitors can take bus from Wushan to the entrance of Longmen Gorge.

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Travel Tips 

1. Recommended duration for a visit is about a day.

2. The best time to visit there is from March to August.

3. It is not recommended to visit there during “May 1st” and “October 1st” these two golden vacation weeks. Because at that time, the hotel reservation and transportation will be in its climax, the price will be much higher than ordinary times.

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