Ten ancient cities lost under water

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Many people know about Atlantis, a famous fictional city lost under water. However, there are some real lost towns that should be discovered. Our list contains ancient places lost under water that are being explored.

Canudos

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This Brazilian lost city is revolutionary because a local preacher organized the uprising of slaves and poor people against authorities. When the dam was constructed, everything ended up with flooding everything, so this town is covered by an artificial lake.

Tyno Helig

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This town is based in the UK and it’s connected with many legends. Some of them are based on the reality, and people claim that they still see castle tops that peek out of the water.

Willow Grove

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After the world war, the US government started building dams here, so this picturesque place was flooded. Today, this town sits in the very bottom of a lake.

Dunwich

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This English port city was a religious center for Christians in the past, and it was even almost as big as modern London. In the 15th century, this thriving place was washed by the water.

Doggerland

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This ancient city is located in the North Sea, and it housed many Mesolithic tribes. According to historians, this place was full of life, but then a sea level increased and buried it under water.

Baiae

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This ancient Roman town served as a popular vacation place for many rich people because it had incredible hot springs. Once the water started rising, this Italian city was taken under water. There are many ruined monuments found in its place.

Atlit-Yam

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This underwater place is all about many Neolithic settlements in Israel. It was built 7-8 thousand years ago and included a number of wells, houses, and roads. It was suddenly wiped out after the Tsunami resulted by a volcanic eruption.

Gulf of Cambay

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This old Indian town was discovered accidentally, and it’s the most ancient city in the world. Some historians claim that Harappan civilization was its descendant before it was lost under water.

Pre-Incan Ruins

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These Bolivian ruins are found in Lake Titicaca. Many local inhabitants call this place sacred, and it’s full of toads, temples, and terraces. It deposited stolen treasures that were lost over time.

Shicheng

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This famous Chinese underwater city is older than 1000 years. It started declining after the efforts taken toward its progress. Many gates, walls, and statues are very well preserved these days.

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