11. Vatican Secret Archives.
People from all over the world travel to the Vatican City to see the Pope. Though you are able to see him close and shake hands with him, you won’t be permitted to see the Vatican’s secret archives. The archives are believed to be hand-written and is said to be made up of more than 50 miles of shelving. The Pope owns the archives until his death or resignation, with ownership passing to his successor.
12. North Sentinel Island.
Located in the Bay of Bengal, the North Sentinel Island is one of the Andaman Islands hosting a small tribe of 50 to 400 natives. These people have been living completely isolated from us for centuries. They are unaffected by time or greed in the present world.
The island is protected by Indian government and visitors are not allowed to make contact or visit them. The Sentilese are known to attack anyone who approach them. The picture above shows a native, threatening a low-flying helicopter with his bow and arrow.
13. Svalbard Seed Vault.
The Svalbard Seed Vault is a secure seed bank on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen. The vault was started to preserve a wide variety of plant seeds in the case of a huge environmental disaster. It is capable of housing over 4.5 million samples of seeds. Very few people are allowed access and the countries who lend the seeds aren’t even allowed to enter it.
14. Room 39 in North Korea.
It is believed that Room 39 in North Korea is used for illegal activities. Only a handful of people are allowed to enter it and know the activities taking place inside. Illegal activities such as making counterfeit money, international insurance fraud and weapons sales allegedly happen within its boundaries.
15. White’s Gentlemen’s Club.
The White’s Gentlemen’s Club is the oldest and most exclusive gentleman’s club in England. It is not available for regular people. Only people with royalty, aristocrats, politicians and businessmen are granted membership. It is solely made for men, and women are forbidden to enter. Queen Elizabeth II broke the 3000 year rule in 1991 when she visited the club.
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