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Ancient Chinese city found perfectly preserved at the bottom of a lake

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By Alex Daniel

November 25, 2023

Submerged beneath a manmade lake in China lies a forgotten city, dubbed by experts as “China’s Atlantis”.

The underwater city, known as the Lion City or Shi Cheng, is hidden 40 metres beneath the surface of Qiandao Lake in eastern China.

In 2001, officials discovered – or rediscovered – that the metropolis had been perfectly preserved after years underwater, and by 2017 had opened it up as a diving site for tourists.

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