would seem that the times we live in the free world, is having enough money and desire, you can go wherever we do not want. However, there are still places in the world to which access is fully closed. < Website publishes a list of parts of the world, forbidden to visit. Some of them are prohibited for all, and the others are open only to government officials, royal power, military or other persons with pompous titles
Reason for ban:. Scientific experiments
In 1963, in Iceland erupted local volcano, resulting in a new island in the area of 2, 7 square kilometers was formed. This immediately aroused the interest of scientists from different countries, as it has become an outstanding example of the new formation and the emergence of a new life. Since Surtsey island (named after the mythological character Surt) is possible to visit only for scientific purposes, for all the rest of it is a restricted area
The reason for the ban.: too many poisonous snakes
Ilha da Queimada Grande Island, located 35 km from the coast of Brazil, like a real paradise. However, a trip to this island certainly cost you a life, because it is teeming with poisonous snakes: in the area of 0, 43 square kilometers to be here about 4,000 snakes
It is home to some of the most dangerous snakes of the world - the island botrops (Bothrops insularis), the bite of which is a rapid necrosis, ie death is almost instantaneous. Its venom is five times stronger than that of other vipers. For this reason, the Brazilian authorities have imposed a ban on visits to the island Ilha da Queimada Grande, which is also called the island of snakes
North Sentinel Island Reason for ban:. Unfriendly natives
North Sentinel Island is one of the Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal. Though officially an island controlled by India, it is the birthplace of dangerous Aboriginal Sentinelese people who avoid any contact with civilization and fiercely resist any invasion. According to scientists, these natives have spent 60,000 years in isolation from the rest of human civilization. These people actively defend their territory.
For example, in 2004 after the Indian Ocean tsunami has passed, the Indian government sent a helicopter to find out whether the necessary assistance to the local residents, but flying a helicopter was greeted by locals with arrows that clearly wanted to drive him away. Their latest victims were fishermen perishing. After killing them, the Indian authorities urged citizens to stay away from Sentinelese people and their land
Ise Grand Shrine, Yaponiya
Reason for ban:. Only for the elect strong >
The most important shrine is Japan Ise Jingu shrine. The main temple is surrounded by a high wooden fence. Only the high priests and members of the royal family are permitted inside. Until 1945 in the temple of Ise it was even more difficult to get there: it was separated from the outside world Miyagawa river, symbolizing the boundary between the ordinary and the sacred ground. Monks are strictly forbidden to cross this river: it was thought that it would violate the sanctity of the sanctuary, and will cause problems for the whole of Japan
Reason for ban:. Testing of biological weapons
In 1942, the British government bought the Scottish island Gruynard to test biological weapons, in particular to test anthrax. During the experiment, it was found that anthrax contaminated area, causing death in 95% of cases. Until the 1980s, the island was one of the most dangerous places on the planet. Only in 1986, scientists have finally started "cleaning" the ominous island and it was declared safe to visit in 1990. However, no one there had not settled. Experts warn that the anthrax spores still remained in the soil of the island, which means that it will not be habitable for another hundred years.
Lascaux Caves, southwest Frantsiya
reason for ban: the carbon dioxide exhaled by people, destroys primitive art
For fans of the history of this place is an absolute dream, because you can immediately see the way of life of people living thousands of years ago. However, unfortunately, the Lascaux caves are located in forbidden places list. In this cave are the most spectacular prehistoric art, whose origin is attributed to the XVIII-XV millennium BC. e. Earlier this cave was opened to tourists, but a few years later it was closed, as it found that the carbon dioxide exhaled by people, destroyed some images. Today, only a few scholars open access to the cave
Area 51, SSHA
Reason for ban:. Closed military base
This list would not be complete without mentioning the infamous Area 51, located to the northwest of Les Vegas. This military base since 1950, is a mysterious US government goals, and no one knows exactly what it is used to this day. However, there are various rumors. Some believe that it is used for development and testing of nuclear weapons. Others argue that there are tens of years ago landed UFO. According to official data, in Zone 51 are designed experimental aircraft and weapons systems. Access to the database, as well as the airspace around it is limited
Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Svalbard, Norvegiya
Reason for ban:. Closed Seed Vault
Ever wondered what would happen if a natural disaster or war, the world will end all the natural resources and a famine? Decision will Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Svalbard. Storage supposedly contains many thousands of seeds of each plant species from around the world. These seeds can be used for the cultivation of new plants and the provision of (or balance after a disaster), decent food.
Pine Gap military base Avstraliya
The reason for the ban: a secret military base
Pine Gap is located about 18 kilometers south-west of Alice Springs, which is located in the heart of Australia. Gap is controlled by the United States and Australia and is a very important subject for the national economy. The airspace around and above (up to 5500 meters) is limited.
10. Mezhgorye Rossiya
This city in Bashkortostan has the status Closed City. It is located about 200 kilometers from Ufa - the capital of the republic. The city is located near the highest mountain of the Urals - Yamantau, which is constantly patrolled. Rumor has it that there are building an underground city - the capital of the Russian Federation spare