Yueyang (Yangtze-Dongting Lake, China)

Cruise Port schedule, map, terminals, news

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Region
Asia Rivers

Local Time
08:51 25 Jul 2017

Coordinates
29.36398 N, 113.12804 E

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Yueyang is an Yangtze River cruise port and a prefecture-level city located on the Dongting Lake's southern shores.

  • The city is part of the China's Hunan province (its northeastern part), has population of around 5,5 million and total land area of approx 304 km2 (117 ml2).
  • Its most famous tourist attraction is the ancient Yueyang Tower. Yueyang Tower dating dates from the Three Kingdoms Period (220–280 AD). It was built by chief commander Lu Su (commanding the Wu forces) who was sent to this area to built fortifications and to train the local river fleet. The tower was constructed in a strategic location where Dongting Lake and Yangtze River join and from where the whole lake is visible. The tower was first called Ba Ling Tower (after Ba Ling city, located nearby). Yueyang Tower is one of the sout China's Three Great Towers - together with "Pavilion of Prince Teng" (located northwest of Nanchang) and the "Yellow Crane Tower" (located in Wuhan).

China river cruise deals are inclusive of internal / domestic flights between Beijing-Xian-Chongqing and between Shanghai-Wuhan.

The Yueyang cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Yueyang, Yangtze-Dongting Lake, China.

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