The world is full of places and sights that inspire us to travel more. A lot of places leave us in awe and mesmerize us with splendid views. From beautiful waterfalls to lush evergreen forests, there is something for everyone to look forward to. Apart from all the beautiful places that are easily accessible, some places and wonders are hidden from the reach of people. Count in secret islands, castles, tombs, or even churches, these places have strong restrictions, and they are very particular about it.
Here are 12 restricted and forbidden places that you have never heard about.
1. North Sentinel Island, India
North Sentinel Island is a restricted island in the Andamans that houses an ‘uncontacted tribe’ called the Sentinelese.
2. Svalbard Global Steel Vault, Norway
The Svalbard Global Steel Vault is a secure seed bank called “Doomsday.” It is located deep in the icy mountains and is made to serve as a place to save a very important resource for the future—seeds.
3. Vatican Secret Archives, Vatican
The central repository is known for being a historical collection of all the wild conspiracy theories. Little do people know, behind the walls, there lies a big collection of magical texts containing details about demons and magic. Now that’s scary; isn’t it?
4. Surtsey, Iceland
Surtsey or Surtur’s island is one of the creepiest islands, and it was formed by a volcanic eruption.