With today’s travel technology, it’s hard to imagine a place you’re not allowed to visit. Yet, there are still places that cannot be (legally) visited as they are cut off for various reasons.
1. North Sentinel Island, India
They reject any contact with other people and have been even known to kill several intruders. No wonder the access to the island is strictly forbidden
2. Snake Island, Brazil
Notorious for the extremely high occurrence of snakes the island is only placed on earth where the feared Golden Lancehead Viper lives. The Brazillian government decided to ban visitors from here.
3. Svalbard Global Seed Vault
Hidden deep inside a mountain on a remote island in Svalbard. Its purpose is to preserve a variety of plants seed in case of regional crisis, it currently contains 1 million of them.
4. Metro 2 Russia
Built during the reign of Stalin Metro2 allegedly connects several important governmental and administrative institutions.
5.North Brother Island, New York US
North Brother Island is one of the most famous forbidden abandoned places in NY. The island has a gloomy history. It was home to the infamous Typhoid Mary before it became a rehab center for teenage drug addicts. Noe this abandoned island serves as a bird sanctuary.
6.Dulce Base, New Mexico, US
Dulce, a small town with about 2,600 inhabitants. Believe to be a giant underground facility The Dylce Base is alleged to house human-animal hybrid, human-alien hybrid, and extremely advanced technologies.
7. Poveglia Island, Italy
Located in Northern Italy, Poveglia is a forbidden place with dark and twisted past hosted over 160,000 infected living out their final days and hours there. About 50% of the soil consists of human remains. A mental hospital was opened on the Island where many patients were allegedly tortured and killed. No wonders this island is now strictly off-limits to visitors.
8. Bhangarh Fort, India
The Bhangargh Fort is the 17th-century fort that is considered one of the most haunted places in India. The Government of India has declared the for. Tourists are not allowed to visit the fort from sunset to sunrise. Whoever tried to break the rules was never found after that.
9. Area 51
Area 51 is a secret American military base whose purpose has always been unknown to the public. What goes inside the base has led to decades of wild speculations including the famous alien conspiracies What happens in Area51 is not meant to be seen by the public as the access is strictly forbidden.
10. Heard Island, Australia
Heard Island lies between Madagascar and Antartica but politically, it belongs to Australia. One of the most remote places in the world. Home to 2 active volcanoes, the island is composed of limestone and debris from volcano eruptions. In 1996 the Australian Government forbid any entry without permission.