Thereâ€™s a strange sight emerging in a reservoir located in the Mexican state of Chiapas.
This mid-16th century church, named the Temple of Santiago, was buried by water in the 1960s when the Nezahualcoyotl dam was put in place.
But recently, a drought has reduced theÂ Nezahualcoyotl water level by 82 feet, the second time since 1966 the church has been visible. The first time was in 2002 when water levels sunk so low that visitors could walk inside the church, where they celebrated.
The church was built by monks when the region was inhabited by the Zoque people and has been abandoned since 1773-1776 when a plague struck the region.
There are many structural similarities to the nearby Tecpatan monastery, which was built in 1564.