6 most banned places around the world that you can NEVER Visit

  1. Island de la queimada Grande – Brazil Located 32 kilometers from Sao Paulo. This island has one of the highest concentrations of venomous snakes in the world. In fact, in some areas of this small area, it is estimated that there are snakes for every square meter; That is why it is a website restricted by the Brazilian government. But the worst part is that the only species found on the island is the so-called Botharops insularis or “Golden Javelin Viper.” Its venom kills a person in less than an hour, and it is strong enough to melt the skin. The population of Botharope insularis is between two thousand and four thousand specimens.




2. Area 51 – United States. It may be the most famous forbidden place in the world. Located about 200 kilometers from Las Vegas, it is a military base that has unleashed many theories and myths about alien existence and research since the 1950s. It is so limited that even though it is talked about globally, its existence has only been officially acknowledged a few times in this decade. There are guided tours to visit the desert area, but of course, entry to the camp is strictly prohibited. It is said that there are cameras that monitor every possible angle at the end of the foot, or there are road sensors nearby.



3. North Sentinel Island, India. On this remote island of 72 square kilometers located in the Indian Ocean live the Sentinelese tribe, one of the last human groups that have no contact with civilization. It is estimated that between 50 Sentinelese left, who do not hesitate to resort to violence, and 400 when foreign visitors approach. In 2004, when the famous tsunami occurred, a helicopter came for help but was greeted with arrows. In 2006 two fishermen accidentally landed on the island and were killed. It is one of the fascinating places that is illegal to visit.



4. The Secret Archive of the Vatican, Vatican. The Vatican Secret Archive is not a typical library. It contains personal documents of all the popes since the 8th century. Among the treasures hidden in the archives is the papal bull of Leo X, excommunicating Martin Luther and announcing the Reformation; the transcripts of the trial of the Knights Templar in the 15th century; letters from the multi-faceted 16th-century artist Michelangelo; 19th-century correspondence of Abraham Lincoln; and the papal bull dated 1198 calling for the Fourth Crusade for the Holy Land.


5. Lascaux Cave – France. This cave system, located in the Dordogne department, is part of a UNESCO World Heritage designation. Discovered in 1940, the caves are invaluable to prehistoric art, displaying around a hundred highly detailed animal figures; they are estimated to be over 17,000 years old. They were once open to the public, but the site had to be closed permanently in 1963 due to the damage that the cave works presented by the huge number of visitors. Since then, replicas have been built to get to know this wonder up close; currently, there is a visitor center with digital recreations and 3D rooms. However, no one can enter the original cave system to see them.



6. Poveglia – Italy. It is a small island near Venice, world-famous for its dark past. At the end of the 18th century, it became a confinement station for those infected by the bubonic plague; not only who sent many sick people here, but tens of thousands of bodies of victims who had already passed away. From 1922 to 1968, a psychiatric hospital was established on the island where said experiments and lobotomies were carried out. Today it is forbidden to access the place by visitors.


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