With increased liking for adventure and water sports, the world tourism is trying to surprise us with a new and exciting innovation every now and then. With water sports like snorkelling and scuba diving gaining so much popularity, we get to hear a number of underwater activities like underwater dining, underwater caves, aquariums and even underwater museums. Yes, you can explore historical ruins and contemporary art at these unique museums. Even if you are not a certified scuba diver, these museums can be seen by snorkelling too.
1.Baia Underwater Park, Italy
Not many people know about Baia, the city which was abandoned in 18th century and got submerged under water. Once a lavish sea side resort for Romans, it is now compared to Vegas or Beverly Hills. With the guidance of an instructor you can swim between marble structures and touch it with bare hands. Alternatively, you can also visit them in glass bottomed boats.
2.Herod’s Harbour, Israel
Located in the city of Caesarea, Herod’s Harbour was opened in the year 2006. It focusses on one of the biggest ports of Roman Empire. Visitors often visit to see the original foundation, ruined lighthouse and anchors. Visitors are given a map before they embark towards the museum which is divided in to 36 different sign posted sites on four different trails.
.Shipwreck Trail, Florida Keys
Visit the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary to visit the beautiful trail of Historic ship wrecks. With nearly a dozen of ships resting in shallow waters from San Pedro to Thunderbolt, a visit to this trail is worth experiencing at least once.
4.Grenada Underwater Sculpture Park