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    Lion-City, China

    Underwater cathedral

    Underwater ancient city @ Qiandao ("Thousand Island") Lake [千島湖], Zhejiang, China

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    The Lion of Lucerne, by Bertel Thorvaldsen. “The Lion of Lucerne, is a sculpture in Lucerne, Switzerland, designed by Bertel Thorvaldsen and hewn in 1820–21 by Lukas Ahorn. It commemorates the Swiss Guards who were massacred in 1792 during the French Revolution, when revolutionaries stormed the Tuileries Palace in Paris, France. The American writer Mark Twain (1835–1910) praised the sculpture of a mortally-wounded lion as “the most mournful and moving piece of stone in the world.”

    Underwater City in Shicheng, China

    Ancient Mycenae, Greece

    Port Royal, Jamaica. Once referred to as the ‘Wickedest City on Earth’ (because of its rampant piracy, prostitution and rum consumption), part of Port Royal sank after an earthquake in 1692. The ruins scattered in the Kingston Harbor, and currently, the remains of the city encompasses 13 acres at depths of up to 40 feet.

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    Tyre (South Lebanon) an ancient Phoenician city and the legendary birthplace of Europa and Elissa (Dido). The city has a number of ancient sites, including its Roman Hippodrome which was added to UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites in 1979.

    Lion City of Quiandao Lake, China

    The Bucket List of Asia features 90 must see and do experiences for travellers visiting the popular destination for backpackers and gap year traveller

    Cleopatra's Royal Quarters found in Alexandria, Eqypt by French underwater acheologist Frank Goddio. Lost for 1,600 years, historians believe the site was submerged by earthquakes and tidal waves, yet, astonishingly, artifacts remained largely intact.

    Japanese Sea Plane Wreck, Rock Islands, Palau. Photo by Tony Cherbas.

    Ming Dynasty Bridge, China photo via michelle

    Temple of Mercury, Baiae, Italy - Baiae was an ancient Roman beach resort town fueled by hot springs the town was a pleasure retreat for the wealthy Romans and Emperors. The city was sacked in the 5th century, abandoned in the 15th century, and slowly deteriorated and sank into the sea due to volcanic activity (it's near Pompeii and the infamous Mt. Vesuvius).

    Secrets of Ancient Underwater City Pavlopetri Revealed : Travel Back in Time and See What the City Looked Like - It lies off the southern coast of Laconia, Greece and is estimated to be about 5,000 years old. Through CGI, scientists have actually recreated the entire city

    Underwater train in Venice

    Cleopatra's underwater palace, Egypt

    At 30m below sea level, off the Cap d’Antibes, lies the remains of a underwater miniature French town complete with houses and buildings up to 1m high. The aquatic town was built between in 1965 by French filmmakers who wanted to shoot parts of their movie, L’Enfant et la Sirène, on a real underwater film set. The ambitious underwater filming approach was abandoned for animation. Unfortunately, the film-a musical directed by Sylver Néjad Atzamba-never came out and the set was left on the seabed.

    Alexandria underwater city. Lost for 1,600 years, the royal quarters of Cleopatra were discovered off the shores of Alexandria. A team of marine archaeologists, led by Frenchman, Franck Goddio, began excavating the ancient city in 1998. Historians believe the site was submerged by earthquakes and tidal waves, yet, astonishingly, several artifacts remained largely intact.