Buckingham Palace Buckingham palace might be open for the public to see, but nobody knows the whereabouts of the private quarters of the King and the Queen. There is a secret door to get in to their quarters in the East Wing but nobody knows where that is.
The Tomb of Genghis Khan
Genghis Khan is one of the greatest Commanders that ever lived. Legend has it that a river was diverted over his tomb to hide it because according to Mongolian traditions, the soul will remain protected if the tomb remains undisturbed. And, till date the Tomb’s location is unknown.
Varosha – Forbidden Ghost City
In 1970’s Varosha used to be one of the biggest tourists attractions in the world. But in 1974, Turkish people took control of the city and the residents fled the place.
Entry in to the city is still forbidden and the only people allowed inside are the Turkish military and the UN staff. It is still abandoned to this day with a population of Zero.
Vatican Secret Archives
Well, despite the name, the actual archives are not that secretive. You can view any document you want. Only condition being you cannot enter the Archive. You can request for a document and it will be supplied.
Area 51 – Nevada
This is something probably everybody knows about and expects to see in lists like these. Area-51 is a military base located to the North-Northwest of Las Vegas. The primary purpose of the base is currently unknown but based on historical evidence its most likely that it supports development of Experimental Aircraft and Weapon systems.
Ise Grand Shrine
Ise Grand Shrine is the most sacred shrine in Japan dedicated to the Sun Goddess Amaterasu. It contains over 100 shrines in it and has been in existence since 4BC. It is alleged to hold very important items of the Japan’s Imperial History.
And, the only person who can enter the shrine is the priest or priestess from the Japanese Imperial family. So, no chance for us to ever get in there.
Fort Knox – Kentucky
Fort Knox is a US Army post in Kentucky. Though the forts have a lot of other Army Centers and Army commands, it is mainly known for the US Bullion Depository, which houses a large portion of the official US gold reserves.
It is one of the world’s most secret fortresses. It is said to contain over 4000 metric tons of Gold with total worth of about $175 billion.
And, the reason Fort Knox is on the list is because a lot of people believe the Vault is now completely Empty. And, to add fire to these doubts, there has been no actual audit of the gold inside in over 60 years! It is also believed to hold secrets of classified military technologies and several other priceless treasures. But, nobody knows about the current status of Gold inside and the US government has neither confirmed nor properly denied these rumors..
Room 39 – North Korea
Room 39 (or Office 39) is a secretive party organization in North Korea that finds ways to maintain a continuous and abundant supply of Foreign currency slush fund for the country’s leader. It is estimated to bring in between $0.5 billion to $1 billion per year. It is widely speculated that the organization uses 10-20 bank accounts in China, Switzerland for the purposes of Counterfeiting, Drug smuggling and other Illegal activities. Room 39 is believed to be located inside the Ruling worker’s party building in Pyongyang.
Surtsey is a small volcanic island located off the southern coast of Iceland. It formed in 1967 due to a Volcanic eruption underwater. It is being studied intensively by Volcanologists and Biologists. The researchers wanted to study the natural ecological processes that happen on the island closely and without external interference. So no humans are allowed on that island except a very few researchers.
North Sentinel Island
This is a small island that is part of the Andaman and Nicobar islands of India in the Bay of Bengal. A group of indigenous people, the Sentinelse live here with an estimated population between 50 – 100. They reject contact with the people from outside and they are known to attack anyone approaching the island and so that island has been declared an exclusion zone. They remain the last people on earth to be virtually untouched by Modern civilization.