The Three Gorges are three adjacent gorges along the middle reaches of the Yangtze River in the People's Republic of China.
The Three Gorges have long been renowned for their spectacular scenery, and the "Three Gorges Scenic Area" is classified as a AAAAA scenic area by the China National Tourism Administration.
Three Gorges region has a total length of approximately 200 kilometres. Although it is primarily famous for its scenery, the Three Gorges region is also a historically and culturally important location in China.
The Yangtze Gorges is a great valley with a most splendid landscape in the Yangtze River and it is one of the ten most famous scenic sites of China.