Two ancient cities under Qiandao Lake


One scene from a submerged city under Qiandao Lake
Source: wenxuecity.com

Shicheng city (狮城) and Hecheng city (贺城) started in Tang dynesty and lasted for more than a thoudand years. In order to build Xinanjiang dam for power station, they were submerged under Qiandao Lake (千岛湖) in 1959.


Locations of the submerged cities

More photos can be found at Chinese National Geography.

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