Ordinarily, all that can be seen to mark Curon’s location is a 14th century church spire emerging from the water. The bizarre scene is popular among tourists and inspired the supernatural Netflix drama Curon.
The village became submerged some 70 years ago when authorities flooded it to create a hydroelectric plant, in spite of objections from Curon’s hundreds of residents.
Some of the residents of the 160 flooded homes decided to remain in the area in a new village created nearby, but others were displaced.
The ancient village had remained underwater ever since, until its eroded foundation were finally revealed.
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