How to find an Ancient City in Minecraft

A secret civilization below the surface...

Finding the Ancient City below the depths of the world in Minecraft is simple, though it does take a bit of searching through the Deep Dark Biome. You also have the option to use the locate cheat command to find it even faster.

Where to find an Ancient City in Minecraft 1.19

To find the Ancient City in Minecraft, you'll need to navigate to the Deep Dark Biome, since this is the only biome the Ancient City will spawn within. To get to this area, you'll need to be below level zero. Once you see the sparkling lights, you'll know you're heading in the right direction. As long as you are in the Deep Dark Biome, it's relatively easy to spot since it is the only man-made structure that exists within this realm.

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How to use a cheat to find Minecraft 1.19 Ancient City

If you find that manually locating the Ancient City within the Deep Dark Biome is too difficult, you can always use a quick cheat to find the spot. Just use the /locate command to be given the location of the city. Specifically, you'll want to hit T, then type in /locate structure minecraft:ancient_city if you have the Java edition and /locate ancient city if you have the Bedrock edition.

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