Forbidden places around the world
Room 39, North Korea -
Created in the late 1970s, Room 39 is apparently a secret department located in the Worker's Party building in Pyongyang.
Ilha da Queimada Grande, Brazil -
Better known as Snake Island, it's home to a rare and incredibly deadly species of snake called the golden lancehead.
Coca-Cola’s Vault, USA -
The World of Coca-Cola Museum in Atlanta, Georgia, is the site of a multi-million dollar vault that’s said to guard Coca-Cola’s secret formula.
Area 51, USA -
Famously off-limits to the public, Area 51 is also one of the most mysterious locations in the US.
Bhangarh Fort, India -
Technically, the Bhangarh Fort isn't completely banned to access.
Ise Grand Shrine, Japan -
An important place for the Shinto religion, it was built to honor Amaterasu, a goddess of the sun and the universe.
Poveglia, Italy -
Deserted island today, it’s been said that over 160,000 people have lived and died there.
Fort Knox, USA -
Interestingly enough, not even staff members can access the vault. To gain access to it, they need to know several combinations, but each staff member knows only one of them.
Surtsey, Iceland -
Surtsey, one of the youngest islands in the world, appeared due to a volcanic eruption that lasted from 1963 to 1967.