A GALLERY below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean in Lanzarote has just opened to the public.
It includes 200 life-size human figures – made by British artist Jason deCaires Taylor.
He has already created underwater galleries off the coasts of Grenada in the Caribbean and Cancun, Mexico.
According to the museum, the materials used for the statues are harmless to the environment and should actually attract marine wildlife to the area, creating an artificial reef.
To access the gallery, you will need to be a proficient snorkeller or diver as it is 14 metres below the surface.
The life-size sculptures include couples taking selfies together and holding iPads.
One of the sculptures on the sea floor – known as The Raft of Lampedusa – is of a boat carrying 13 refugees.
It is inspired by a 19th-century painting known as The Raft of Medusa.
Lampedusa is an Italian island close to Tunisia where many boats carrying refugees have landed… and sunk.
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