6 Great Ancient Mysteries of China

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China has been a world power for as long as they’ve existed as a sovereign nation. Despite the fact that they always play a big role in political and military crises of our past, there’s still a lot we don’t know about this great country.

Where their present isn’t exactly crystal clear, the thing that causes the most mystery is actually China’s rich past. Let’s take a look at some truly mysterious things that have happened on Chinese soil.

The Yellow Emperor

The Yellow Emperor was known as Huang-Di. According to Chinese ancient texts, Huang-Di was responsible for starting many of the values that made up Chinese civilization, but also possessed advanced technology and summoned a metal-scaled dragon. This dragon allowed him to travel to any part of China at amazing speeds. If this sounds like an alien in a spaceship, you’re not the first one to think that. Regardless, the Yellow Emperor is a very prominent figure in Chinese legend.

The Yellow Emperor | 6 Great Ancient Mysteries of China | Brain Berries

The Fuxian Lake City

Underneath the Fuxian Lake in the Yunnan province, legends told that a lost city could be found. In 2001, they actually looked for it and found it. They found a 1750 year old site that for some reason finds itself at the bottom of a lake now. As most of it is unexplored, the true reason for this city’s descent into the lake is only guesswork for now.

The Fuxian Lake City | 6 Great Ancient Mysteries of China | Brain Berries

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