Hubei is the home of the ancient kingdom of Chu. Archeologists have discovered over 400 ruins and sites of historical value in the province. Beautiful tourist spots in Hubei include Jingzhou Ancient City, Chibi of Puqi, the Shennongjia National Park, Birthplace of Zhaojun, Wudang Mountain - the holy place of Daoism, Longzhong, Huang He Pavilionand the Three Gorges.
Hubei also boasts impressive natural scenery. The Three Gorges offers an unmatched painting of water and mountains. The World Famous Yangtze Three Gorges Dam Project is located in Hubei Province, just outside of Yichang City. It is not only the largest water conservation project in China, but also the largest water conservation project in the world.