Medieval Italian village sunken in lake will resurface for the first time in 27 years
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Pakistan, June 30 -- It's not every day that you get the chance to the roam the streets of a medieval ghost town, but this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity is expected to happen sometime next year.
The 12th-century town of Fabbriche di Careggine-which resides in the Lucca Province of Tuscany, Italy-was flooded. When the area was dammed in 1947, the waters that engulfed the village came to be known as Lake Vagli. At the heart of the artificial basin, under 34 million cubic meters of water, lies the stonework of Fabbriche di Careggine's cemetery, Romanesque Church, and residential properties.
The people who were still living in the historic village at the time of this drastic change were relocated to Vagli di Sotto-a nearby town that was de...
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