Forbidden destinations in the world that you are not allowed to visit.

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1. Snake Island.

It is located in Brazil. It is called Snakes island and people are not allowed to go here as it has between one and five snakes per 10 square feet. The snakes here include golden lanceheads, Anaconda’s, Pythons etc which are very poisonous and can lead to death.

2. North Sentinel Island, India

It is a small island in the Bay of Bengal. The people here do not like to interact with people from the outside world as many expeditions were taken to communicate with the people from the Sentinelese Island but all resulted in Viloence. As a result the Indian government has banned anthropologists, authorities and tourists from visiting the island.

3. Ise Grand Shine, Japan

Japan has almost 80,000 shrines in the island nation. But the most important Shrine is the Ise Grand Shrine. It is one of the most expensive temple in the country. The shrine is rebuilt every 20 years. You are only allowed to visit i f you’re a member of the Japanese imperial family.

4. Poveglia, Italy

It is a small island in Northern Italy. For centuries the island was used for  dumping of the dead. In the 14th century it became a colony for the victims of Bubonic Plague, And in the 19th century it was used as an asylum for the area’s mentally ill, where it was rumored that a cruel doctor performed experiments on the patients. Today the island is abandoned and tourists are not allowed to visit it.

 

5. Surtsey Island, Iceland

It lies about 20 miles off the coast of Iceland and has been used as a natural laboratory since its inception in the 1960’s. Scientists have explored the island to gather information on plant and animal life, tracking the arrival of seeds, and monitoring the appearance of molds, bacteria and fungi. Today the island is home to a variety of species of lichen, fungi and birds, as well as 335 species of invertebrates. But in order to minimize human disruption, only a select few vetted scientists are allowed on the island to stay here.