Can you imagine what would happen if humans no longer existed? Our world is peppered with many remarkable places formed by nature and there are also places that are overtaken by nature. Many settlements around the world were left to rot after natural disasters, wars or economic depressions but some became tourist attractions and movie sets too.
Here are 20 of the world’s incredibly beautiful yet hair-raising abandoned places:
Underwater City, Shicheng, China
The ancient city Shicheng in China was also named Lion City because five lion mountain loomed large behind it. The city has been buried beneath the water for 53 years. The lost underwater city that had been founded about 1,300 years ago is now located about 85-131 feet beneath the gorgeous Thousand Island Lake or Qiandao Lake.