The city was once the main hub for the Centre of Politics and Economics in the eastern region of Zhejiang 600-years-ago. Due to the need for a hydroelectric power station, the Chinese government, in 1959, decided to flood the area, turning it into a man made lake.
Lion City remains fully intact even after being underwater for over 50 years…. It’s now a popular tourist spot for experienced divers.
Check out some of the amazing pictures and a video below.
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