The Real Truth About The Strangest Forbidden Places You’re Not Allowed To Visit

Published on 03/22/2020
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Area 51 – Lincoln County, Nevada

This military base has no aliens, but Area 51 has attracted tremendous attention from both conspiracy theorists and historians. If you try to enter the Nevada desert, you’ll find yourself before a fence, a stop sign, and two intimidating warning signs. There’s a range of surveillance cameras to stop you just before you reach the base. But what goes on at Area 51? The U.S Airforce uses the place to create or experiment aircraft, stealth technology, and new weapons.

Area 51 – Lincoln County, Nevada

Coca-Cola Vault – Atlanta, Georgia

In comparison to Area 51 and the deceased JFK, the formulation of Coca-Cola is America’s most elusive. It’s probably just a marketing campaign to make coke look even more unique, but only two Coca-Cola managers know the secret, and they know each other’s half. Sadly, there is no proof, as a handful of employees were probably familiar with this entire process.

Coca-Cola Vault – Atlanta, Georgia

Ark of the Covenant – Ethiopia

Unlike the end of the Lost Ark Raiders, the Ark of the Covenant is said to be located in Aksum, Ethiopia. This holy container from the Ten Commandments had been residing in the chapel for 3000 years until the temple of King Solomon was removed from the location. As a Smithsonian reporter visited the chapel in 2007, he encountered the Guardian of the Ark, the only one that allowed him to see. But the Ark has revealed nothing else, and its location remains uncertain, without evidence.

Ark of the Covenant – Ethiopia

Google Data Center – Lenoir, North Carolina

Google wants Tech Leviathan to store its vast knowledge in a physical environment. One is the Google Data Center in Lenoir, North Carolina.  Google runs 3.5 billion queries a day, updating more than 400 million Gmail accounts and millions of YouTube videos worldwide using data centers. Externals are rarely allowed in, but images of data centers aren’t tricky to find.

Google Data Center – Lenoir, North Carolina

Jiangsu National Security Education Museum – Nanjing, China

China opened its spy museum in 2009. It was closed to outsiders in its first year for fear of revealing national secrets, but now it is open to the public. There is, however, no detail about the museum, and there aren’t many artifact images.  The Los Angeles Times reports that the museum is packed with propaganda from the Chinese Communist Party warning people about the CIA. The museum focuses more on recruitment than on spy nostalgia.

Jiangsu National Security Education Museum – Nanjing, China

Lascaux Caves – France

These ancient caves, found in 1940, were the best examples cave art discovered by four young French adults and their dog. While open to the public, in 1963, thousands of visitors were closed due to exposure to humidity and carbon dioxide.  Fortunately, with a total cost of $64 million, the French Government re-created the cave. The original paintings are over 20,000 years old, which only scientists can see.

Lascaux Caves – France

Bank of England Vaults – London, England

Bank of England is as relevant as it sounds. It has one of the world’s largest gold reserves, alongside the British pound. Built-in the 1930s, the gold vault has over 400,000 bars. It may no longer be the primary monetary type, but those gold bars are so rare that in 2012 Queen Elizabeth had a private vault tour. (Each bar weighs 28 pounds.)

Bank of England Vaults – London, England

Moscow Metro-2 – Russia

The Soviets were notorious for their secrecy, but it’s not clear whether Joseph Stalin constructed a secret metro line, nicknamed Metro-2. The line allegedly started sometime before World War II, and other lines were added before Stalin’s death in 1953. The lines were supposed to transport state and weapons, but as of today, the Metro-2 is still an urban legend. This photograph is an alleged snap of a tunnel.

Moscow Metro-2 – Russia

Pine Gap – Australia

Through the leaked documents of the National Security Agency (NSA), the U.S., in cooperation with the Australian government, operates this underground base near Alice Springs. They manipulate satellites to track air attacks, nuclear missiles, and other aircraft. But activists gather around the base to condemn their actions, owing to their presence in both countries.

Pine Gap – Australia

RAF Menwith Hill – United Kingdom

Given its position in North Yorkshire, NSA primarily operates this Royal Air Force base. In recent years, the station has increased in size and value, becoming essential for monitoring. Such giant geodesic golf balls are called radomes, shielding satellite-monitoring radar equipment. While planned to eavesdrop Soviet enemies during the Cold War, it now tracks anything from calls to wifi traffic.

RAF Menwith Hill – United Kingdom

Room 39 – North Korea

There’s no way out in Room 39, North Korea’s underground slush fund organization. The president, Kim Jong-un, is raising foreign currency. According to the translator who talked to Australian Broadcasting Corporation, through a network of ever-changing company products across the Chinese border, money is obtained by legal and illegal means. The facility, based in Pyongyang Workers’ party building, is accused of secretly trafficking narcotics and nuclear arms by the U.S. government and UN.

Room 39 – North Korea

Mezhgorye – Russia

They have U.S. Area 51 and Russia’s Mezhgorye. It hosted hundreds of nuclear warheads when it was formed in 1979, but now it’s a closed town. The 2010 Census reported 17,352. The city itself is closed, and its citizens usually operate on Russian military programs.

Mezhgorye – Russia

Snake Island – Brazil

Ilha da Queimada Grande, 25 miles off Brazil’s coast, is aptly named Snake Island. The Brazilian authorities found it impossible to travel as the island had so many poisonous snakes. In reality, the snake population is between 2,000 and 4,000, and it is calculated that there may be one snake per island square foot. The golden lancehead, a pit viper type, will kill a human with only one bite unless immediately treated.

Snake Island – Brazil

Vatican Secret Archives – Vatican City

The document was just one of the thousands in the Vatican Archives, a message from the French philosopher Voltaire. The public is unable to display their impressive collection, but scholars have had study Latin in Rome. Even the documents have been digitalized because they are handwritten, and machines can not scan them. Nevertheless, the conspiracy theorists have tried for years to figure out what is in their vaults because the Catholic Church is too discreet.

Vatican Secret Archives – Vatican City

Bohemian Grove – Monte Rio, California

Since the establishment of the Bohemian Club in San Francisco in 1872, this gentlemen-retreat in Monte Rio, California, has been the meeting place for America’s male elite. Alex Jones, a conspiracy theorist, revealed his ceremonies in 2000. Demonstrations take place outside the grounds every year, but nobody is allowed inside (except guests).

Bohemian Grove – Monte Rio, California

North Sentinel Island – India

North Sentinel Island, between India and Thailand, is populated but cut off from civilization by a tribe. They have lived like this for thousands of years, never meeting outsiders. The Sentinelese knows almost nothing, mostly because they’re so hostile. In November 2018, John Chau, an American missionary, attempted to convert the tribe to Christianity. But after several arrow wounds, he was killed, and the locals took his body. Indian law forbids anyone coming to the island.

North Sentinel Island – India

Surtsey Island – Iceland

The island is one of the newest islands in the world on the Icelandic coast. Only a few scientists on the island are allowed to conserve its growing biodiversity, which currently supports vegetation and puffins. It is one of the only UNESCO World Heritage places you possibly would never get an opportunity to explore.

Surtsey Island – Iceland

Poveglia Island – Italy

Poveglia Island near Venice has a long tradition of tragedy, insanity, and terror. Throughout the 18th century, bubonic plague days, Italians shipped their dying to this island to avoid epidemic spreading. Between 1922 to 1968, a psychiatric asylum operated nearby, where tradition claims a psychiatrist abused and murdered several people. This small, demented island will bury as many as 100,000 corpses.

Poveglia Island – Italy

Svalbard Global Seed Vault – Norway

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is an impressive structure on Svalbard Archipelago, halfway between Mainland Norway and the Northern Pole. It is regarded as the “Doomsday Vault.” It contains almost all crops of Earth in the event of a natural catastrophe for survival. There are currently 1 million types of seed, but much should be achieved. The harsh conditions of the island and the permafrost allow these seeds to thrive. Regardless of what occurs on the Earth.

Svalbard Global Seed Vault – Norway

North Brother Island – New York

You can be stunned to discover this tiny island between New York City’s the Bronx and Queens. North Brother Island performed some terrible operations, like Poveglia Island. It became an isolation facility in the 1880s, but one of the world’s greatest tragedies happened in 1905. An island boat fired and killed over 1,000 people. The island was deserted in 1963 and is now reclaimed by nature.

North Brother Island – New York

Ise Grand Shrine – Japan

The Ise Grand Shrine is Japan’s sun goddess Amaterasu sacred sanctuary. There are many smaller shrines around Naiku and Geku, two main churches (123). The Sacred Mirror, Japan’s Imperial Regalia, is allegedly Ise Grand Shrine’s birthplace. However, it’s hard to say this because the public can’t reach the major sanctuaries. Tall wooden barriers block views and access to large shrines accessible only to the royal family of Japan.

Ise Grand Shrine – Japan

Heard Island – Australia

Heard Island, around two-thirds of Madagascar’s Antarctica paths, is one of the planet’s most remote regions. Though similar to it, Australia is part of the Country (the island group that comprises Heard Island, the McDonald’s Island territories). In reality, island volcano tops are dark in an Antarctic atmosphere. Consequently, access to the Australian government is mainly restricted and uninhabited. The policy also includes admission for research expeditions.

Heard Island – Australia

Tomb of Qin Shi Huang – China

A UNESCO-listed location built in 246 BC to 208 BC under a 76-meter tomb, Qin Shi Huang Dome is officially known as the Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor. It’s still not appropriately laid, so it’s illegal to enter the tomb itself. Excavating the Terracotta Army in the large acropolis outside the tomb. The first pieces of warrior statues were discovered in March 1974, and excavation efforts are still underway.

Tomb of Qin Shi Huang – China

Pravcicka Brana – Czech Republic

Pravcicka Brana is the thin rock arch form. Near the Czech Republic near Bohemia, Switzerland. The arch is 16 meters above ground, 26.5 meters high, and Europe’s most massive natural sandstone arch. In 1982, due to deforestation drawing so many visitors, the government restricted public access to the site. The bridge will eventually collapse, according to geologists.

Pravcicka Brana – Czech Republic

UN Buffer Zone, Cyprus

This demilitarized zone was formed initially in 1964 and, after the Turkish invasion of Cyprus, became known colloquially as the ‘green line. ‘It was constructed in 1974. Like the old Berlin Wall, it broke up the island and protected Non-Peacekeeper troops may not guarantee any unauthorized crossings.

UN Buffer Zone, Cyprus

Dome of the Rock

The Holiest place in Islam is one of the world’s architectural wonders and one of Earth’s most spectacular locations. However, access to the Temple Mount is highly limited, as non-Muslims “can’t pray, bring prayer books, or wear religious clothes on Temple Mount.”

Dome of the Rock

Niihau Island

The island of Niihau in Hawaii row is private property. The Robinson family has owned the island for over 150 years, now hosting about 160 Hawaiians who serve in Lei pūpū and use standard Hawaiian as their primary language. Only the Robinson family and their families, the United States, are generally allowed to reach the Country. Navy, government leaders, and guests at times. This magnitude was combined with the Second World War’ Niihau Incident’ in which a Japanese war pilot who operated at Pearl Harbor landed on the island to capture some recovery prisoners and give the island an almost ‘urban legend. ‘

Niihau Island

Russian Submarine K-84 Ekaterinburg

Russian Submarine K-84 Ekaterinburg is again available, but in 2011, a tragedy near Chernobyl barred visitors for many years. Flames damaged the nuclear submarine in 2011 when it was docked for repairs in Murmansk. Heavily burnt the hull and inactivated the submarine. Since stripping the sub nude, the image above was drawn. At the explosion level, the problem involves the sub’s load. The Russian government said all nuclear warheads were removed from ships upon landing. Yet sources suggested 16 atomic weapons were on board at the time of the blast, which may have exposed if the explosion had not been controlled. Given that Chernobyl is still uncomfortable in Russian society, the government is likely to say the missiles were removed from the submarine.

Russian Submarine K-84 Ekaterinburg

 

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