Restricted entry places in the world
No matter how much ever money you got, there are few places in the world where visitors are not entertained, the reason for the restriction is so bizarre which would make you think
Few places are being mentioned below, read on to know exactly where and why!
- RAF Minworth: Based in Harrogate, North Yorkshire
The complex and peculiar buildings of North Yorkshire provide communications and intelligence support to both the United Kingdoms and the United States of America. This is one of the systems which can easily be used to track down terrorists, phishing emails that has racked in Millions, and issues like panamas papers.
- Bohemian Grove
Bohemian Grove is a 2,700 acre rural location somewhere in Monte Rio, California.The grove is owned by the Bohemian Club, which is a private club; only active members of the Club and their guests may visit the Grove. These guests have been known to include politicians and notable figures from countries outside the U.S.
Particularly during the midsummer encampment, the number of guests is strictly limited due to the small size of the facilities.
- Coca-Cola Recipe Vault
It is believed that the secret formula for Coca-Cola is only known by two people who are never to be allowed near one another in case of some disaster resulting in the recipe being lost forever is one of those pop culture staples people can’t help but perpetuate.
- Vatican Secret Archive
The Pope, as Sovereign of Vatican City and having primal incumbency, owns the archives until his death or resignation, with ownership passing to his successor. Since we belong to the 21st century, you can receive the manuscript via email on request.
- Lascaux Caves in France
Lascaux (Lascaux Caves) is the setting of a complex of caves in southwestern France famous for its Paleolithic cave paintings. The original caves are located near the village of Montignac, in the department of Dordogne. Although these caves were once open to the public, they have since been closed to preserve the original artwork of the ancient artists who carved these paintings on the wall.
- Pine Gap in Australia
Partly run by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and U.S. National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), the station is a key contributor to the global surveillance network ECHELON. This is the only place in the land, which is under designated as a no fly zone and is used as a monitoring station in the country.
One of the station’s primary functions is to locate radio signals in the world’s Eastern Hemisphere, with the collected information fed into the controversial U.S. drone program.
- Moscow Metro-2
Metro-2 is the informal name for a purported secret underground metro system which parallels the public Moscow Metro (known as Metro-1). It is supposedly still operated by the Main Directorate of Special Programmes and Ministry of Defence. It is believed that this spectacular underground system dwarfs the public Metro with 4 lines that run between 50-200m deep allowing the Kremlin to connect directly with FSB HQ, the government airport and an underground town at Ramenki, and ONLY few elite people knows the way, or has ever been there.
- Bureau 39 in North Korea
Room 39 (officially Central Committee Bureau 39 of the Korean Workers Party) is a secretive North Korea party organization that seeks ways to maintain the foreign currency slush fund for the country’s leaders. The organization is estimated to bring in between $500 million and $1 billion per year or more and may be involved in illegal activities, such as counterfeiting $100 bills, producing controlled substances (including the synthesis of methamphetamine and the conversion of morphine-containing opium into pure opiates like heroin), and international insurance fraud.
If you would want to witness everything with the naked, you need to head towards the Workers Party building in Pyongyang.
- Mezghorye in Russia
This place is rumored to be the location of Russia’s ‘dead hand’ nuclear missile site. There are two battalions permanently stationed there to keep away the prying eyes. The site houses the automatically triggered ballistic missiles which are activated in case of a nuclear strike which is detected by many pressure, radioactivity, seismic and light sensors. There are two battalions of heavily armed Men, who are permanently stationed here to ward off visitors and strangers.
- Disney Club 33 Exclusive Club
Not even the staffs working in Disneyland are allowed inside of the “exclusive club”, thus the name maybe. However, members, which include Presidents of the United States, business leaders and actors can bring in their friends so get ready to spent few sleepless nights to think of ways to befriend any high-profiled celebrity or politician.
- Area 51 in US
The United States Air Force facility commonly known as Area 51 is a remote detachment of Edwards Air Force Base, within the Nevada Test and Training Range. According to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the correct names for the facility are Homey Airport and Groom Lake, though the name Area 51 was used in a CIA document from the Vietnam War.
- Google Data Centre
Are you aware that Google has visited the white House (Home of the President of the United States of America), more 427 times since President Barack Obama’s tenure?
The above statistics alone will give you an insight, as to how powerful Google has become, in the 21st century. Google is the Number 1 most visited website and controls some of the biggest business online, which includes Youtube, Google Play store, Gmail, Adsense, among other hundred businesses.
- Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion in Ethiopia
The Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion is the most important church in Ethiopia, and claims to contain the Ark of the Covenant. It is located in the town of Axum in the Tigray Province. According to history and tradition, the Ark of covenant came to Ethiopia with Menelik I after he visited his father King Solomon.
- Whites Gentlemen’s Club in England
White’s is a gentleman’s club situated in St James’s Street, London, United Kingdom. Founded in 1693, it is the oldest and also widely considered one of the most exclusive gentleman’s club in London, though it looks and sounds racist!
Notable current members include Charles, Prince of Wales, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Conrad Black and Tom Stacey. British Prime Minister David Cameron was formerly a member for fifteen years but resigned in 2008, despite his father Ian Cameron having previously been the club’s chairman, over the club’s refusal to admit women.
- The Jiangsu National Security Education Museum
Chinese spy museum exhibits guns disguised as lipstick, hollowed-out coins used to conceal documents and maps hidden as a deck of cards. The director of the Jiangsu National Security Education museum in Nanjing, who would only give her name as Ms Qian, said the collection of tiny pistols, miniature cameras, and concealed wiretaps may be timeworn, but is still too sensitive for foreign eyes.
Situated in Nanjing in China this extraordinary museum is home to top secret documents, on the history of Chinese espionage. People are allowed to enter but they have to be Chinese nationals.
- Snake Island of Brazil
This just may be the most terrifying place on Earth — at least if you happen to suffer from ophidiophobia, aka fear of snakes. A place so filled with venomous serpents that it’s been called one of the “world’s deadliest islands.”
The Island is the only known home of the golden lancehead (Bothrops insularis), one of the most venomous vipers in the world. The snake’s venom is said to be three to five times stronger than that of any mainland snake, according to Smithsonian.
Oh, and it’s capable of “melting human flesh.”
The Brazilian government has banned anyone visiting the island due to the volume of deadly snakes which are located and lived on the island.