The city of 1,339 years of age, situated in east China's Zhejiang Province, has been submerged under Qiandao Lake since 1959 for the construction of the Xin'an River Hydropower Station.

The city of 1,339 years of age, situated in east China's Zhejiang Province, has been submerged under Qiandao Lake since 1959 for the construction of the Xin'an River Hydropower Station.

Dive the Ancient Ruins of Lion City in Qiandao Lake|Underwater Photography Guide

Dive the Ancient Ruins of Lion City in Qiandao Lake|Underwater Photography Guide

Underwater ancient city, Qiandao ("Thousand Island") Lake, Zhejiang, China

Underwater ancient city, Qiandao ("Thousand Island") Lake, Zhejiang, China

2 ancient cities in China were drowned in 1959 by a man-made lake and were forgotten about until discovered in 2001 by a tourist diving company. The cities remain intact and in good condition.

2 ancient cities in China were drowned in 1959 by a man-made lake and were forgotten about until discovered in 2001 by a tourist diving company. The cities remain intact and in good condition.

Thousand Islands Lake, China - Imgur

Thousand Islands Lake, China

Scuba diving in Qiandao Lake, China - an 1,800 yr old city that was flooded in the '50's to make a hydroelectric plant.

Your Next Scuba Destination Is An Entire Drowned City in China

Scuba diving in Qiandao Lake, China - an 1,800 yr old city that was flooded in the '50's to make a hydroelectric plant.

23 Pictures Of The Ripple Hotel At Qiandao Lake, In Hangzhou, China // One of the bathrooms in the hotel rooms.

23 Pictures Of The Ripple Hotel At Qiandao Lake, In Hangzhou, China // One of the bathrooms in the hotel rooms.

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