With a history of more than 7,0000 years, Yichang city is a communication gullet of Sichuan and Hubei provinces since ancient times. For a very long time, It is known as the "Gateway of the three gorges". The Ge Zhou Dam built by the end of 1970s is located here. And the world well-known Yangtze Dam is only about 40km to the north of this city. It is one of the best port to start the famous Yangtze Cruise.