It looks like this places were taken out of sci-fy stories, but it is not the case. From volcanoes that could erupt at any moment, lethal cobras and possible experiments on aliens, are some of the anecdotes that surround these locations.
If you are interested in mystery, conspiracy theories and want to know what we are talking about, we share, here, with you 10 weirdest places to visit.
- Heard y McDonald Islands – Australia
Since 1947, this islands has been part of the Australian territory in the Indian ocean. They were declared mankind’s natural heritage on 1997 and, both, were uninhabited by humans, the only living beings in an area of 421 km are seals and birds.
Heard island is the biggest in Australia, compounded by 41 glaciers and varied fauna. On 2000, the university of Hawaii reported that the peck Mawson was still active, these places are forbidden due to the unstable weather conditions.
- Area 51 – United States
Watch out with entering Area 51, they take very serious security there. This “ultra-secret” military base in Nevada, United States, has awoken the interest of hundreds of people due to the secrecy used to manage the work developed inside the area. It is an enigma.
It is also known as Groom Lake and Homey Airport. Although, it is unknown the main objective of the location, many conspiracy theories have emerged about advanced weapon tests, planes and, even, extraterrestrial experimentation. On 2015, this last idea was denied.
- Isla Quemada Grande – Brazil
The government decided to prohibit the income of people to Isla Quemada Grande, also known as Isla de las Cobras. It is located in the coast of the state of Sao Paulo. The territory has 430,000 square metres, in there, lives a snake known as “serpiente de la Isla Quemada” or “Bothrops Insularis”, one of the most lethal in the world. According to Discovery Channel, you might find one snake for each square metre.
- Isla Poveglia – Italy
Considered as a “cursed island” or known as “Island of deaths”, it is located between Venice and Lido. In the past, it worked as a psychiatric hospital, where it is said patients were tortured, and, at the same time, was used to quarantine more than 160,000 people infested with the bubonic plague. It is said that the sea keeps bringing remains of corpses that lost the battle against the plague.
- Cave Lascaux – France
The cave was discovered on 1940 was a shocking event. On its walls, you can find prehistoric paintings. It is believed that those designs data from more than 17,000 years. It was prohibit the entrance due to the fast deterioration that is was presenting the illustrations and the growth of fungus that started.
- Ise Sanctuary – Japan
Considered as the most sacred place in Japan. It shares its location with other sacred places as Meoto Iwa and Saiky, in the National Park Ise-Shima. Ise is composed by two main sanctuaries, the Inner and Outer. The Inner is made of 125 oratories, which most of them are restricted.
- Island Ni’ihau – Hawai
Since 1872, it is owned by the Robnsosn Family, who bought the island for $10,000. Since 1915, it is closed to the public the 180 square km of the island. It counts with approximately 130 indigenous Hawaiian inhabitants.
- Fort Bhangarh – India
Considered as the most hunted place in India, it is located in Rajasthan. The government decided to regulate the entrance after sunset and before dawn. The inhabitants say that who dares to break the rule and enters, it is never seen again.
- Svalbard Global Seed Vault – Norway
Known as the “Vault of the End of the World”, it was built on 2008 in Island Svalbard with the purpose of preserving the biodiversity and vegetable richness of the earth in case that a catastrophe happens. It is supposed that the underground storage resist volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, floods and other desasters.
- Island Surtsey – Iceland
It was named Surtsey after the name of the giant of fire of the Nordic mythology “Surt”. It is the youngest island on the planet that no person can visit. It was formed on 1963 by a violent underwater volcanic eruption. Iceland only allows the access to scientific authorize personal to the island.