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As an important trading port and a transportation hub along the Yangtze River, Yichang has rich tourist resources. Here is a list of top ten things to do in Yichang.

Top 10 Things to do in Yichang

1. Chinese Sturgeon Museum
Chinese sturgeon, also known as Green Sturgeon, is a kind of migration fish. It is the precious rare species now and we should take measures to protect them. So the Chinese Sturgeon Museum was built.

2. Gezhouba Water Conservancy Project
At the first sight of this giant project, you will surely be astonished at its size and the majestic waterfall pouring from water gates for it has 2,606 meters (1.6 miles) long and 53 meters (173 feet) high.

3. Three Gorges Dam Project
May you have heard that the Three Gorges Project has ruined much natural beauty and feel pity of it, but at the same time creates new one. So visitors should explore more, not just to feel pity of it.

4.  Three Gorges Pearl Soup
This dish is made with chicken, fish balls and egg white, which represent the scenery of the Three Gorges.

5.  Sanyou Deity Chicken
Characterized by its lustrous appearance and tender, soft taste, it is really delicious.

6.  Cool Shrimp
Actually it isn’t a real shrimp, but a shrimp- like snack made of rice milk and red sugar.

7.  Chexi Folk Scenic Area
Chexi Folk Scenic Area has been nicknamed "the Hometown of Dreams". Besides, You can enjoy Tujia ethnic folk songs and dancing, watch ancient workshop shows and farming displays in these picturesque settings.

8.  Guomao Mansion
It is the largest comprehensive shopping place in Yichang.

9.  Qingjiang
One branch of the Yangtze River, Qingjiang, is nicknamed ‘bright pearl’. It is the mother river of the Tujia People, an area which acts as a receptacle for the water that the Yangtze empties into it.

10.  Shennongjia Scenic Area
With heavily forested mountains of fir, pine and hemlock -including something rare in China, old-growth stands -the area is known as a treasure trove of more than 1300 species of medicinal plants.