Thanks to drought, the rampart wall of Panjiakou Lake has emerged to allow visitors to visit from above instead of diving.
After 40 years of submergence, the wall of the city of Panjiakou in the Hebei Province of this country was revealed.
This large reservoir was built in 1978 to supply water to Tianjin and Tangshan cities in the south. However, before the dam was created, the lake was formed. A large section of the Great Wall runs around the nearby hills that have passed through Panjiakou. Each time the sprint, a small part of this rampart rose into a small island in the middle of the lake, turning it into a famous tourist destination.
The passage of the wall marks me underwater as the island in the middle of the lake when the water recedes.
But due to the development of agriculture and industrial activities in recent years, the lake water level is much lower than usual. As a result, the lost parts of the wall were more clearly revealed.
Information from the local station shows that the work with the brick wall and the watchtower remains intact. This structure was built during the Ming dynasty more than 500 years ago as part of a large Chinese defensive wall. This passage between the fortress of Panjiakou and the fortress in Xifeng. It acts as a bridge between the northern and northeastern border areas.
The wall still retains intact bricks despite being submerged in water for many years.
However, when the Panjiakou dam was built to 353 feet (107m) in 1975, it turned the whole region under 644,510 million gallons of water. Panjiakou town is covered in less than 164 feet (50m) of water. Therefore, the rampart wall is hidden deep in the water. Therefore, it is called "The Great Wall of the Water" or "The Great Wall of the Lost".
Panjiakou wall section is just a stopover of less than 50 visitors per year.
According to the Men's Jounal, while tens of thousands of people crowded along the most popular part of the Great Wall during the peak tourist season, the section of Panjiakou citadel is just a stopover of about 50 visitors a year. Therefore, the view is also more pristine with the way to flood the plants. Want to see the Great Wall under water, visitors must know to dive to experience.
Local officials said that although the rampart was emerging, they would not interfere. When the drought in Hebei ended, the wall would be the same, sinking in the sea again.
In contrast to the gloomy scene in Panjiakou, the most popular part of the Great Wall attracts tens of thousands of tourists every peak season of tourism.