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IN OMG! ON 26 May, 2015
There is a different world that exists beneath the water, world that has so much still left to be explored.
There are sites which existed in the past that were destroyed by the unfortunate natural disasters. Earthquakes, hurricanes, floods and tsunamis took these cities under the sea. Many of the places below were important historical sites that are now resting untouched beneath the sea. Today, many archaeological explorers and scuba divers try to solve the mysteries of the underwater cities.
Situated in Qiandao lake, Lion city is one of the most spectacular underwater cities in the world. It lies around hundred feet below the water and has many beautiful ancient sculptures that still lie intact.
Now, it has become a unique and popular tourist destination.
You can find the ancient remains of the palace of Cleopatra near the sea coast of Alexandria city in Egypt. The palace was a part of the city and is believed to be 2,000 years old. An earthquake that shook the city about 1500 years ago took a part of the city into the sea. Up till now, around 140 artifacts have been recovered from the archaeological site.
In ancient times, this site was a famous holiday destination for the rich and the famous. Around, c 1500 the water started rising and inundated the city completely. Currently, it is an archaeological site where the tourists can scuba dive to have a look at the remains of the city.
Popularly known as one the most wicked and sinful city in the world, Port Royal has a tragic history associated with it.
This nine thousand-year-old city of Lord Krishna holds an important place in Hindu Mythology and is one of the sacred places for pilgrimage.
Scuba divers are often attracted by these pyramids which are till date argued for being natural or natural modified or man-made.