Sign in
Download Opera News App

 

 

Forbidden Entry: 9 Places You Can Only See in Pictures

Places You Can Not Visit

Below are places throughout the world that you can't visit for one reason or another.

1.Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean

The Sentinel Islands are known to be one of the most remote locations on the planet. This island, which is around the size of Manhattan and has a population of 400 people, is avoided because of the brutality and cannibalism practiced by the inhabitants.


2. Snake Island, Brazil

Home to thousands of venomous snakes, Snake Island is considered to be one of the most dangerous islands on Earth. No tour boats land here.


3.Vezere Valley, France

The Lascaux Caves were once a popular tourist attraction in France, drawing archeologists from all over the world. For the sake of preservation, the cave is now closed to the public.


4.Vatican Secret Archives

The Vatican Secret Archives are the central repository for all of the Pope's actions in Vatican City. Until he dies or resigns, he controls the archives, which then pass to his successor. The archives also house the church's state papers, letters, papal account books, and a variety of other documents accumulated over the years.


5.Queen’s Bedroom, Buckingham Palace, England

Located in a restricted area of England's Buckingham Palace. Visitors are not permitted in the Queen's Bedroom. However, a man named Michael Fagan broke into it in 1982. The incident was one of the worst royal security violations of the twentieth century.


6.Lincoln County, Nevada

This location, also known as Area 51, is known for developing and testing experimental aircraft and weapons systems known as the Black Project. One of the best places to find a UFO is at Area 51.


7.Poveglia Island

Poveglia was used as a quarantine station for sick travelers in the late 1800s, and it became a mental hospital in 1922. During those years, it is suspected that hospitalized patients were experimented on, lobotomized, and abused. The hospital was closed in 1968, and the island was abandoned and closed permanently soon after. Since the Italian government plans to sell the estate to the highest bidder, it is now a restricted area. So far, no one has expressed an interest in purchasing the land.


8.Ise Grand Shrine, Japan

Only royal priests and priestesses are permitted to enter the temple, which has been in existence since 4BC. In keeping with the Shinto concept of death and rebirth, the shrine is demolished and reconstructed every 20 years.


9.North Brother Island New York

Until 1885, when Riverside Hospital moved in to treat small pox patients and those who needed to be quarantined, the northernmost of the islands were uninhabited. Mary Mallon, also known as Typhoid Mary, was imprisoned on the island for more than two decades before dying in 1938. Shortly after, the hospital was forced to close. The island is reportedly deserted and off-limits to the public, serving as a bird sanctuary for herons and other wading shorebirds.


Follow me for more informative articles and news updates.

Content created and supplied by: QwinTessy (via Opera News )

Brazil Indian Ocean Manhattan Sentinel Islands Snake Island

COMMENTS

Load app to read more comments