Top 15 Places You're NOT Allowed To Visit In The World
RAF Minworth, UK
In this beautiful world, there are countless things to visit for spare time and enjoyment. However, there are also some places that you're NOT allowed to visit. From top secret government facilities to secretive underground train networks, check out these top 15 places that you wish you could visit but actually cannot.
Bohemian Grove, U.S.
Bohemian Grove, located in Monte Rio, California, is a 2,700-acre rural land, like something out of a cult thriller film. It belongs to a private San-Fran based arts club known as the Bohemian Club. Every summer, a two-week and three-weekend camp is hosted in the woods for the most powerful men in the world. A bit weird, right?
Coca-Cola Recipe Vault
Coca-Cola has guarded its secret recipe for more than 125 years. Though the company will allow paying people to visit the vault, it's widely believed that the recipe is being kept far far away.
Vatican Secret Archive
It isn't an ordinary old library. It's a Vatican library that only a sacred few have access to. The books stored here all belong to the Pope. But if you need to read one of them, you can receive the manuscript via Email. How modern!
Lascaux Caves, France
Lascaux is an old complex of caves found in South West France. It's world-renowned for its Palaeolithic cave paintings that are estimated to be more than 17,500 years old. These caves and paintings were once open to the public, but they have since been closed to preserve the original artwork.
Pine Gap, Australia
Pine Gap is located in central Australia and run by the government and the CIA. Known as Australia's equivalent of Area 51, It's the only place in the land that is designated as a no-fly zone and used as a monitoring station.We have no clue to what they're monitoring, but it reportedly operates a number of drone strike programs.
Moscow Metro-2, Russia
Metro-2 is a secret underground metro system that runs parallel to the public one in Moscow. It's said to be built during the reign of Starlin and codenamed D-6 by the Russian intelligence organisation - the KGB. When questioned about it, the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB) neither confirmed nor denied its existence. It's rumored that the underground metro system dwarfs the public one with 4 lines that run between 50-200 deep, thus allowing the Kremlin to connect directly with FSB HQ, the government airport and an underground town at Ramenki.
Room 39, North Korea
Founded in 1970, North Korea Room 39, also known as Bureau 39, is a secret organisation aiming at finding ways to obtain foreign currency for the supreme leader Kim Jong-un. It's described as the kingpin of North Korea's so-called, 'court economy'. Little has been dished out about Room 39, but it's believed that the organization has more than 20 bank accounts in Switzerland and China, and all of them are used solely for money laundering and other illegal dealings. Allegedly, it even engages in drug smuggling and illegal selling of arms. It's known that the secret group owns over 130 trading companies under its jurisdiction which are controlled by Kim Jong-un.
This spot Mezghorye has been reported as Russia's secret nuclear missile site and has two battalions permanently stationed here to ward off visitors. The base has automatic ballistic missiles that can be remotely activated in the event of a nuclear strike which can be detected by seismic, light and pressure sensors.
Disney Club 33 Exclusive Club
33 Exclusive Club, located at Disneyland, California, is a highly exclusive members only club, not open to the public. Gladly, friends and associates of members of the club could come along with them, but the members are all figures like Presidents of the United States, business leaders and famous actors. So if you want to visit here, you'd better start networking first.
Google Data Centre
The home of big brother is heavily guarded as Google's data center has stored trillions of records of OUR DATA.
Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion
The Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion, located in Ethiopia, is the most important church in the country. It's not allowed to visit as it claims to contain one of the most important biblical objects - the original Ark of the Covenant. According to history, the Ark of the Covenant came to Ethiopia with Menelik I after he came to see his father, King Solomon.
White's Gentleman Club, England
Although it's named White's Gentleman Club, it's not meant to be racist. It's simply another exclusive men's club in England that only caters to the very wealthy, royalty and other men in powerful positions.
The Jiangsu National Security Education Museum
The Jiangsu National Security Education Museum, located in Jiangsu Province, China, contains a lot of sensitive spy information, so foreigners are absolutely not allowed to enter. In other words, you can access it only if you are a citizen of the People's Republic. However, photography is forbidden even if you're Chinese.
Snake Island, Brazil
Ilha de Queimada Grande, located 20 miles off the coast of Sao Paolo, Brazil, is home to the Golden Lancehead Viper whose venom is potent enough to kill people and even melt flesh. There are also volumes of other deadly snakes living on the island. So the Brazilian government has banned anyone visiting the island.