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7 most mysterious sunken cities on Earth

Shicheng China

3. Dwarka, India

Dwarka underwater sunken city photo
131 feet under the Arabian Sea sits the ancient city of Dwarka, the ruins are dated to around 9000 years old, making them some of the oldest ruins in the world.

Dwarka underwater india city photo
The city was found in 2000, when a french archaeologist swam deep into the Mediterranean, two miles off the Egyptian coast near the city of Alexandria.

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2. Pavlopetri, Greece

Pavlopetri greece underwater city photo
Pavlopetri is an ancient Greek city that lies around 4 meters under the sea
off the coast of peloponnese, Greece. It was submerged by consecutive earth tremors around 1,000 BCE.

Pavlopetri greece underwater city
Unlike other underwater ruins, Pavlopetri has a complete town plan, there are roads, buildings and even tombs dating back to around 3000 BCE.

Pavlopetri greece underwater city photo

1. Port Royal, Jamaica

Port Royal Jamaica
Port Royal was reffered to as the ‘wickedest city on earth’, home to treasure hunters, naval conquests and pirates. It was a large and well-protected harbour that became the trading centre in the Caribbean.

Port Royal sunken city photo
In June of 1692, a powerful 7.5 earthquake shook Jamaica and sucked Port Royal underwater, it was never restored to its former glory but lived out its days as a British naval station and remains as a small fishing village today.

Port Royal Jamaica photo

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