places you cant visit
The Marianas Trench Pacific Ocean
. You werent expecting this one were you? Well goodluck trying to get there. Its the deepest place in the ocean and only three people have ever made it to the bottom.
. One of the most radioactive places on Earth, although it is possible to enter the exclusion zone, you can only do so with an armed guard.
Woomera Prohibited Area Australia
. The largest land testing range on Earth is located in Australia and just in case there was any question about its accessability, it was clarified right in the name.
Chapel of The Ark of the Covenant Ethiopia
. Said to be the final resting place of the ark and its 10 commandments, the small Ethiopian chapel that supposedly houses it has sprung a leak meaning the ark will have to be moved soon. Apart from the priest who is never allowed to leave the grounds, no one has ever been allowed to enter.
. This satellite tracking station in the middle of Australia is run by the Australian and US governments and is a central point for spy satellite operations.
Bohemian Grove California
. The Bohemian Club is famous for its secrecy and high profile members. It is said that it was single handedly responsible for the Manhattan Project.
Svalbard Global Seed Vault Norway
. Just in case some kind of Hollywood style apocalypse ever befell the Earth, this place would have the ability to bring it back again, at least the green part.
Bank of England Vaults London
. The only way to get in here is with a key that is 90 cm long! Even if you wanted to get the key you would have a slight problem though. The names of employees working at the vaults are kept secret.
Tomb of Qin Shi Huang China
. Home to wonders like the famous Terracotta Army, the tomb of Chinas first emperor remains largely unexcavated thanks to a very protective Chinese government.
Google Data Center Oregon
. Probably as guarded as Area 51, Googles first data center is a high security location.
. Among the planets youngest places, this North Atlantic island emerged from the waves following an extended volcanic eruption in the 1960s. It is arguably the worlds most pristine natural habitat and only a few scientists have ever been allowed to venture there.
Snake Island Brazil
. Just off the coast of Brazil this snake infested island lives up to its name and is off limits to visitors courtesy of the Brazilian Navy. Supposedly it is home to over 5,000 highly venomous snakes.
. This town in Russia is closed by the government and is believed to house employees working on Mount Yamantaw, the location of what NATO suspects to be a large nuclear facility.
Area 51 Nevada
. No list like this would be complete without Area 51.
Coca Cola recipe vault Georgia
. There have always been rumors about Coca Colas secret recipe and in 2011 it was supposedly retrieved from its vault at SunTrust Bank and transferred a few minutes down the street to the new World of Coca Cola exhibit. Visitors can now see the vault complete with all of its security. Many people, however, believe that Coca Cola is just monetizing the myth.
RAF Menwith Hill England
. Run by the Royal Air Force in conjunction with the NSA, this place is said to be the most powerful and extensive monitoring station in the world.
Room 39 North Korea
. Found in the capital city of Pyongyang, this secretive government facility is said to be the heart of numerous illegal operations including counterfeiting and international insurance fraud.
White s Gentleman Club England
. No, its not racist. At least not to our knowledge. Its the most exclusive club in England and it only caters to royalty and other men in powerful posititions.
Vatican Secret Archives Italy
. Although conspiracy theorists tell of advanced vaults this is far from the truth. The archives rely on insanely old fashioned technology. And theyre not even truly secret. Although you cant enter you can view any document that is older than 75 years. Today it is said that they have more than 50 miles of shelving.
Mount Weather Virginia
. Basically the real version of the doomsday bunker where you always see the President go in the movies, it is 48 miles outside of Washington DC in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Not much has been said of the place apart from a short TIME magazine interview of one of its retired engineers.
Metro 2 Under Moscow
. Supposedly built by Stalin for the Russian Secret Service and top government officials, this rumored secret subway has never been proven to exist although people who worked on it have been interviewed.
Club 33 Disneyland
. If you can pay a $25,000 initiation fee and $10,000 annually for membership then you can join Club 33, one of the worlds most exclusive and secretive dinner clubs found in the middle of the happiest place on Earth.
Ise Grand Shrine Japan
. In existence since 4BC only priests and priestesses of the royal family are allowed in. Fun fact
North Sentinel Island Andaman Islands
. Inhabited by between 50 and 400 Sentilese who tend to rain arrows down on the heads of foreign amabassadors trying to make contact, they have now been protected by the Indian Government.
Lascaux Caves in Southwest France
. These 20,000 year old cave paintings were being damaged by exhaled CO2 from tourists so the French Government shut them down.
Air Force One
. The official plane of the President of the United States, first designed during 1953 with many replacements ever since.It comes with an electromagnetic pulse shield that can fly through highly irradiated zones from nuclear fallout, deploy missiles, jam radars, and it doesnt need to land to refuel During the events of 9/11, then president George Bush was flown around in Air Force One and even detected threats from other passing airliners which lat
. A small island near Venice that many claim to have had such an intense, violent history that its now haunted. It was once a dumping ground for the sick, dying and deceased, and when the Bubonic Plague arrived in 1348, it became a quarantine zone with Venice exiling many ill people there. It was immolated when the Black Death swept through, a hospital for the mentally ill was established and shut down and currently its now closed to both locals an
Aldwych Tube Station
. A subway station active during World War II, also used as an air raid shelter and hiding place for National Gallery artworks. In 1994 the trains stopped running and now the entire station is unused, a monument to early 1900s society with vintage tracks, an old lobby and ancient elevators. On occasion its open for tours, but for 99% of the time people just break in to take photos.
. Youll find this in Buckingham Palace, the British Queens official London residence first established in 1705. Even though the place is heavily guarded, one man managed to break in and hide in the Queens bedroom in 1982. To date, hes one of the only men to see the interior without an official Royal Family invitation or building permit