A 400-year-old church that’s normally hidden in the watery depths of a reservoir in southern Mexico is currently visible because of drought in the area.

Cañón del Sumidero, Chiapas, Mexico.
Cañón del Sumidero, Chiapas, Mexico.

Water levels have dropped so much that the walls of the building, built by the Spanish in the mid-16th century in the state of Chiapas, can be seen and local fishermen are taking visitors out on boats to float around the eerie sight. The church was submerged by the reservoir in 1966 and only on one other occasion has it been visible since. Read more: independent.co.uk

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