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Beth Pearce • 2 years ago

Bay of Cambay Ancient City. The Bay of Cambay was discovered by marine scientists in early 2002. The city is located 120 feet underwater in the Gulf of Cambay off the western coast of India. The city is five miles long and two miles wide, carbon dating estimates the site to be a whopping 9,500 years old, and, more amazingly, architectural and human remains are still intact.

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The Cambay Ruins, found off the coast of India in the bay of Cambay is one of many ancient sunken cities we currently know about. The vast city lies 120 feet below the ocean’s surface, it is 5 miles long and 3 miles wide, it predates the oldest known civilizations by around 5,000 years.

Diving in Alexandria's sunken city, Egypt. Awesome!

Sunken city - Alexandria.

Ruins of Cambay, India - The vast city lies 120 feet below the ocean’s surface, it is 5 miles long and 3 miles wide.

❥ The ancient city of Petra, Jordan

The Amazing Sunken Cities Of The Ancient World - Amazing Sunken Cities of the Ancient World: Lost for 1,600 years, the royal quarters of Cleopatra were discovered off the shores of Alexandria by marine archaeologists in 1998, believed to have been submerged by earthquakes and tidal waves, yet astonishingly, several artifacts remained largely intact.

Pavlopetri, Greece. The ruins of the ancient Mycenaean town of Pavlopetri date back to the Neolithic period (2,800 BC), and unveil a cultural hub of ancient Greece. The submerged city was discovered three to four metres off the coast of southern Laconia, and has many intact buildings, courtyards, streets, chamber tombs and graves. Pavlopetri was believed to be a thriving harbour town and sheds light on many mysteries of the Mycenaean civilization.

Alexandria, Egypt: Off the shores of Alexandria, the city of Alexander the Great, lie what are believed to be the ruins of the royal quarters of Cleopatra. It is believed that earthquakes over 1,500 years ago were responsible for casting this into the sea, along with artifacts, statues and other parts of Cleopatra’s palace. The city of Alexandria even plans to offer underwater tours of this wonder

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. Amongst the discoveries were the foundations of the palace, shipwrecks, red granite columns, and statues of the goddess Isis and a sphinx.

The sunken city in the water, found on the 2ch. So Awesome