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This Is What China's Version of Atlantis Looks Like

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This Is What China's Version of Atlantis Looks Like

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In China's Qiandao Lake, an ancient city lies hidden beneath the cold depths - this is Shi Cheng. It's China's very own version of Atlantis.


    • Sunday
    • 5:00pm
    Dec 16
    • Thursday
    • 4:00pm
    Dec 20
    • Saturday
    • 5:00am
    Dec 29

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From stunning heights, witness the mountains, rivers, and people that make up China's great interior. Visit celebrations at the center of the Buddhist world and on the edges of river cities, soar over the world's most famous peak 29,000 feet in the air, and dive into an ancient city submerged under a lake. China's heartland is a place where urban and rural communities embrace the challenges of a changing 21st century world.

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