One of the Most Fascinating of Chinese Mysteries: Ghost Cities

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One of the most fascinating of Chinese mysteries – the ghost cities. Abandoned and forgotten, built and never shown to anyone.

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‘Lion City’

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Source: dailystar.co.uk

Ancient lost China city – Shi Cheng – was discovered at the bottom of Qiandao Lake. Previously, it was a city of Zhejiang province.

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Source: dailystar.co.uk

The Chinese government decided to transform the city into the hydroelectric power station. Built over thousands of years ago, “Lion City” has preserved its perfect condition and become a diving club for tourists.

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Source: dailystar.co.uk

The city was almost 53 years under the 130 feet of water. Now you can visit it and check our marvelous dragon carvings and temples.

“404”

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Source: dailymail.co.uk

“404” is a deserted 500-acre city of China in Gobi Desert that was a national secret until the 1950s. It was designed to work on the first nuclear bomb during the cold war.

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Source: dailystar.co.uk

The city was full of different locations, monuments of Chairman Mao, aircraft models. It even has its own train station and two kindergartens.

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Source: dailystar.co.uk

The residents, who worked on a nuclear factory, had used public bathhouse.

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Source: dailystar.co.uk

The building of the nuclear bomb in the city of 404 has been conducted successfully.

Honey Lake Entertainment City

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Source: dailystar.co.uk

Abandoned and creepy entertainment city “Honey Lake” located in Shenzhen, China.

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Source: dailystar.co.uk

Empty Chinese cities

China has a great plan to move half of a billion of citizens to the new cities. For now, they are completely empty and just a part of the urban plan.

Kai Caemmerer made a series of photos of unborn China cities:

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Source: Business Insider

Kangbashi District of Ordos

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Source: Business Insider

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Source: Business Insider

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