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Situated at the south bank of Xiling Gorge, Jiuwanxi Brook Adventure and Amusement Park is the first scenic spot at the head of the Three Gorges Project reservoir. Jiuwanxi Brook used to be the place where Qu Yuan ,a great patriotic poet in the Chinese history, had classes with his students before he went to the capital city. It is famous for its marvellous mountain, green water,strange and wonderful rocks and beautiful flowers as well as various kinds of plants. Also ,there remains many historical relics related to Qu Yuan Culture,such as the Big Fish Archway,God Tortoise Altar,General Zhen Bao and so on.Here you can also see the ancient suspended coffins and the modern wonder-Jiuwanxi Bridge,which is the number one steel and concrete bridge in Asia.
Shennongxi Stream starts at Mt.Shennongjia in Hubei Province, north of the Yangtze. It comprises of the Parrot Gorge and the Dragon Boot Gorge with breathtaking scenery. Sailing through the treacherous gorges with lush pine and translucent water, visitors can see spectacular sights like ancient plank roads, ancient suspension coffins, aqueous caves, rainbow fountain and wild lives. It is also perfect to experience the culture of Tujia minority. Visiting Shennong Stream on a pea-like boat is a sensational experience.
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