Yichang is an ancient city with a history of 1,000 years. It is considered the dividing line between the upper and mid-lower reaches of the Yangtze River. Here, China tours can stop by more than 340 scenic spots and 42 priority places. From here visitors can set out to see beautiful natural scenery of Yangtze in the Three Gorges and the man made Three Gorges Project. Historically minded travellers can also see well-preserved ancient battlegrounds from the Three Kingdoms Period, SanyouCave and the local customs and folkways of the Ba ethnic people.