5 creepy & mysterious underwater cities I bet you didn’t know before
Underwater world fascinates everyone with its strange creatures, colors and untold stories of our ancient cities.These cities are sunken due to natural phenomenon like earthquake or tsunami. The ruins of ancient cities mesmerizes mankind as piece by piece of it is discovered.
Lion City of Quiandao Lake, China
Lion City in Mandarin called Shi Cheng was intentionally flooded to create a river dam project.The sculptures that decorate the city makes it one of the most popular tourist destinations in China.
Dwarka, Gulf of Cambay, India
Dwarka, magnificient city of Lord Krishna, ruins of which are found 131 feet beneath the modern day Dwarka. Studies on artefacts from these ruins dates back to 7500 BC.
Cleopatra’s Palace, Alexandria, Egypt
Palace of Cleopatra, an ancient Egyptian queen off the shores of Alexanderis is sunken into sea 1500 years before. Statues of goddess Isis and a Sphinx were found and lifted from sub merged palace.
The Pyramids of Yonaguni-Jima, Japan
Located just off the coast of Japan, the Yonaguni monument is still under debate whether its man made or a natural occurence.
Port Royal, Jamaica
Wickedest city on Earth, known for pirates, prostitutes and rum got sub merged after a massive earth quake.Today the sunken metropolis encompasses 13 acres of the ruins.