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Trivia 15 magical places you're not allowed to visit

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by connectibyte, May 29, 2015.

  1. 15 Magical Places You’re Not Allowed To Visit
    From clubs exclusive to rich tycoons and the social elite to interesting islands off-limits from tourists to prevent contamination, we count 15 places you’d really like to visit once, but you have almost no chance to do so.

    15 – Svalbard Global Seed Vault,

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    • This one was built out of fear that all those sci-fi scenarios about the end of the world might actually come true
    • This vault, build on a secluded island in the North Sea, is home to over 250 million crop seeds shipped from gene banks worldwide with an estimated cost exceeding $9 million dollars
    • You can’t enter the vault – nobody can, but researchers, plant breeders and other groups can request seeds from the depositing genebanks
    • If you WERE to enter it, you’d see the biggest hope for agriculture in the event of a polar ice cap melt or similar Earthly disaster
    14 – Mezhgorye,

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    • A closed military town at the foot of Mount Yamantau, believed by the United States to be a large secret nuclear facility owned by the Russians
    • When questioned, the Russians give inconsistent answers like, it’s a mining site, no, it’s a treasury, no, a food storage area – and then finally they said, yep, nuclear bunker in the event of apocalyptic war
    • It’s believed to house nuclear weapons, and as much as we want to visit it to inspect, we aren’t allowed – Russian newspapers claim it to be part of the Dead Hand initiative – to automatically launch nukes if a bunch are about to strike THEM
    13 – Woomera Prohibited Area,

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    • An Australian military testing range covering nearly 124,000 square kilometres – and although that area is restricted, the nearby town of Woomera is open to the public
    • You’ll want to go there for one reason, but also want to stay away for another – it’s highly prospective, significant quantities of minable gold, iron ore, opals and uranium that the general populace can’t reach
    • Due to the amount of unlaunched war material lying around though, it’s basically a minefield, so even if you could get around the military presence to mine, chances are you’ll get your face blown off – not a great way to spend your weekend
    12 – Jiangsu National Security Education Museum,

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    • This is basically the real-life James Bond exhibit – top secret documents and gadgets from the history of Chinese espionage
    • It includes things like, guns disguised as lipstick, hollowed-out coins to conceal documents and maps hidden in a deck of cards
    • The only people allowed to enter this museum are Chinese nationals, entirely because they don’t trust foreigners with their sensitive spy information – which is fair enough
    11 – Club 33,

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    • A private club located in Disneyland that costs 40 thousand dollars for membership and $10,000 in yearly costs
    • The reason it costs so much? It’s like a secret backdoor disneyland but with a liquor license and 14-year waiting list, props from disney films everywhere, animatronics and complimentary valet parking
    • You enter the club by buzzing an intercom concealed in a hidden panel in the doorway, then you take the antique-style glass lift to any of two giant dining rooms
    • This is a great place if you’re an ultra-rich tycoon
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