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Diving Qiandao Lake to see the Lion City. The coldest dive with no visibility in beautiful surroundings. China.


Shi Cheng: Chinas versunkene Löwenstadt im Qiandao-See

Es war im Jahr 2001, als Taucher im Qiandao-See etwa 30 Meter unter der Oberfläche auf etwas stießen, das ihnen den Atem stocken ließ: Kunstvoll verzierte Häuser, Stadttore und Mauern erhoben sich auf dem Seegrund, verteilt über ein riesiges Areal. Was sie entdeckt hatten, war die vor mehr als 40 Jahren versunkene und in Vergessenheit geratene Stadt Shi Cheng („Löwenstadt“).

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Diving Qiandao Lake to see the Lion City

Das chinesische #Atlantis heißt Shi Cheng. Die geflutete Großstadt liegt 26 bis 40 Meter tief im Wasser des Thousand Island Lake im Bezirk Chun'an, Zhejiang. Jetzt für Taucher und Touristen offen.

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Not more than 300 kilometers from the east coast of China, in Zhejiang province, sits Qiandao Lake.Known for its clear, sometimes drinkable water and manifold of lush, white sand islands, it is truly a picturesque place. But something far more special lies beneath its surface - the ancient city of Shicheng, or, as travelers like to call it, the "Atlantis of the East."

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Thousand Island Lake in Hangzhou. So not technically in Shanghai but with the high-speed train I think I'll count it


Qiandao Lake (Chinese: Thousand Island Lake) in Chun'an County, Zhejiang, China is famous for its pure water, countless exotic islands and an ancient city known as Shi Cheng (Lions City) laying on the bottom of the lake! See its satellite view on Wikimapia