It is under the sea at the bay near the Dongzhai Port in Qiongshan district
.This is a mysterious relic from a strong submarine earthquake,
which is seldom found in the world if ever.
About 300 years ago, a strong submarine earthquake attacked the
area, leaving 72 villages under the sea, and they are known as the
Submarine Villages now. These villages are down there about 3 to 4
meters in the sea. In May or June, when the tides ebb away,
visitors may take boat to the area and the relics are there right
under the sea. Time brings a great change to the world, and these
villages are still there, which will give you an impressive feeling
of the power of the nature.
About 4 kilometers north to the Puqian Bay, 10 meters under the
sea, there is a submarine village known as "Renchun Village".
Relics of village courtyards, family houses are dimly recognizable
under the sea. A memorial archway also stands there in the sea,
with fishes swimming around it, just like the scene described in
the traditional myths of the Dragon Palace. There is a sea trench
which is about 10 meters deep and 20 meters wide under the sea
across the Dongzhai Port. To the east of the trench, there is a
stone bridge, still lying across the sand track. Visitors can dive
into the sea with the water lung and take a visit to these relics,
either for relaxation or for exploration. It will be quite a