10 Forbidden Places You’re Not Allowed To Visit

Friday - 21 December, 2017
travel
122 views
SHARE THIS POST ON

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. Places such as secret military bases, forbidden islands, fragile natural landmarks, and even sites closed due to paranormal activities are off limits to regular people. Take a virtual tour with us on these 25 Forbidden Places You’re Not Allowed To Visit.

10 Dulce Base, New Mexico, US

Found in Northern New Mexico, close to the Colorado border, Dulce a small town with just about 2,600 (mostly Native American) inhabitants. However, the town is believed to be home to a giant underground facility where unimaginable experiments and technologies are developed. The Dulce Base is alleged to be a huge subterranean compound that houses human-animal hybrids, human-alien hybrids, and extremely advanced technologies.

9 Mezhgorye, Russia

Hidden in the Southern Ural Mountains in Russia, Mezhgorya is a closed town that is reportedly home to a nuclear missile site. The town is surrounded by two battalions to ward off anyone who tries to enter the vicinity. While it has not been officially talked about by officials, the base is believed to contain automatic missiles which can be activated remotely.

8 Chichen Itza Pyramid, Mexico

One of the best preserved and most famous Mayan ruins in Mexico, Chichen Itza is an archaeological site and very popular tourist attraction located in Yucatan. The site attracts about 1.5 million visitors every year. However, the most iconic feature of the site, the El Castillo pyramid, is no longer open to the public. It was closed in 2006 when a woman died after tumbling down on her descent.

7 Mount Weather, Virginia, US

Located deep inside a mountain, just 74 km (46 mi) from Washington DC, Mount Weather is a secret underground military base that serves as a major relocation site for the highest level of civilian and military officials in case of a national disaster. Equipped with everything from cafeterias and hospitals to power plants and a mass transit system, the base is protected by warning signs, high chain link fences, razor wire, and armed guards.

6 Heard Island, Australia

One of the most remote places in the world, Heard Island lies between Madagascar and Antarctica but politically, it belongs to Australia. Home to two active volcanoes, the island is composed of limestone and debris from volcanic eruptions. In 1996, the Australian government made a management plan, forbidding any entry without permission to preserve the fragile natural environment of the island.

5 Pravcicka Brana, Czech Republic

One of the most famous natural landmarks of the Czech Republic, Pravcicka Brana is the largest natural sandstone arch in Europe and a popular tourist spot. Since 1982, visitors have not been allowed on the arch to reduce erosion but the process of disintegration continues and geologists suggest the arch might soon collapse, just like the Azure Window (former iconic landmark of Malta) did earlier this year.

4 Poveglia Island, Italy

A small island located between Venice and Lido in Northern Italy, Poveglia is a forbidden place with a dark and twisted past. Once used as a plague quarantine station, the tiny island is said to have hosted over 160,000 infected people living out their final days and hours there. It is actually believed that about 50% of the soil consists of human remains. Later on, a mental hospital was opened on the island where many patients were allegedly tortured and killed. No wonder the island is now strictly off-limits to visitors.

3 Tomb of Qin Shi Huang, China

The tomb of China’s first Emperor and the founder of the Qin Dynasty, Qin Shi Huang is buried deep beneath a hill in Central China. The burial complex consists of a complicated network of underground caverns filled with all the things the emperor would need in the afterlife, including clay reproductions of his army, known as the Terracotta Army. The tomb itself, however, is yet to be uncovered; it is possible that the Chinese government might never allow the excavation of the tomb, choosing to respect the ancient burial rites.

2 Diego Garcia, British Overseas Territory, UK

Located just south of the equator in the Central Indian Ocean, Diego Garcia is an atoll that looks like the perfect tropical retreat with white sand beaches and turquoise waters. However, after forcibly evicting residents from the atoll in 1973, the British government built a large military base on Diego Garcia and declared it off-limits to all but official personnel.

1 Bhangarh Fort, India

Situated in the Indian state of Rajasthan, the Bhangarh Fort is a 17th-century fort that is considered one the most haunted places in India. The Indian government officially declared the fort as a haunted place and imposed strict rules and regulation for entry. Tourists are not allowed to visit the fort from sunset to sunrise and locals say whoever has tried to break the rule was never found after that.

RELATED POST
Wednesday - 17 January, 2018
144 VIEWS
Top 10 Incredible Natural Swimming Pools

Of course, it is not hard to find a better swimming pool around your city. Today majority of hotels provide fascinating swimming pools for their customers. Still, swimming in a natural pools can be a different experience for you. It will make you more connected to the

Wednesday - 17 January, 2018
132 VIEWS
Top 10 Most Pleasant Smelling Flowers

Flowers are truly a feast to eyes. In addition, flowers can also add positivity to the surrounding by spreading pleasant fragrance. Here the list of top 10 most pleasant smelling flowers in the world. Why Do Flowers Smell Different Each flower has a unique smell.

Wednesday - 17 January, 2018
114 VIEWS
Top 10 Incredibly Rare Flowers

Is there anything else as beautiful as flowers in nature? probably not. But, you can’t see all beautiful flowers in every garden. Some flowers are so rare, bloom in specific seasons or even after decades. Here the list of 10 incredibly rare flowers you have probably

Wednesday - 17 January, 2018
128 VIEWS
10 most strangest plants in the world

The Earth is home to more than 298000 species of plants. The diverse group balance nature and life on Earth. Some plants produce beautiful pleasant smelling flowers, some produce nutrient-rich fruits, some have medicinal properties and some have the totally strange

Get Amazing article in your inbox

Subscribe to our Newsletter and never miss a article

POPULAR POST
10 Best Inspirational and Motivational Movies

Here is a list of top 10 best inspirational and motivational movies. Some of the movies are based on real life incidents, while others are great work

10 Countries With The Highest Murder Rates

The countries with the highest murder rates may surprise you. It’s a known fact that the modern world is everything but a safe place. But it’s

Top 5 Most Spectacular Space Photos From NASA

NASA have incredible records of space achievement than any other space agency in the world. From successful manned mission to Moon in 1969 to on

10 High Tech and Advanced Wrist Watches

Most of the people think why to wear a watch when they already have smartphones always in their hand. Well, it's a same question like why to have a

Nasa discovered Hottest planet in universe

Researchers have discovered the hottest planet ever known, with a surface temperature of 4,327º C – almost as hot as our Sun’s surface. While

10 Most Unique Smartphones in The World

Smartphones have become our biggest friends in a day to day life. We probably spend more time with our smartphone than any other device daily. But

Ek Deewaani - Chapter 1

प्यार एक छोटा सा शब्द ! चाहे तो किसी की जिंदगी आबाद कर दे

Top 10 Best Science Fiction movies

A long time ago, in a land far away... there were no space movies. Luckily, we have lots and the Guardian and Observer's critics have picked the 10

10 Strongest Currencies in the World

Which is the strongest currency in the world? As our list of 10 strongest currencies in the world unfolds, you will come to know that the United

10 death-defying stunts done by Tom Cruise

Onn the surface, Tom Cruise has a reputation for being a soft celeb. Despite an increasing collection of leading roles in big budget action flicks,

10 Best Animation Movies For Your Kids

As a parent, only you can help your kid understand the concept of morality. But, kids typically don’t like lectures!. So, how do you teach them

Top 10 Foods For Increasing Height

Height has always been a matter of concern for all of us. People of short height often suffer from low confidence and inferiority complex when they

Know when the milk becomes poison for us?

Milk is considered to be very good for our health and there are many positive advantages of drinking milk. But milk also has many disadvantages of

10 Smallest Birds In The World

Mother Nature has the power to mesmerize us every now and then with new findings and unique organisms be it big or small or weak or strong. Usually

10 Fastest Trains In The World 2018

Of course, trains can’t fly over oceans like airplanes. But that doesn’t mean trains can’t run as fast as planes. Fortunately, some trains in