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  • How would you like to visit an island full of snakes whose venom is so potent, it dissolves

  • human flesh?

  • Or a government installation so top secret, that if caught inside without proper ID you'll

  • be shot on sight?

  • What about Walt Disney's secret club, and the only place in Disneyland where alcohol

  • is served?

  • This world is full of wonderful places to visit, but there's places so dangerous, so

  • secret, and so exclusive, that you will never, ever be allowed to visit.

  • 13.

  • Disney Club 33

  • If you've ever visited Disneyland, you know it's a wonderful place full of magic, dreams,

  • and a secret super exclusive club for the world's elite.

  • Oh wait, you didn't know about Walt Disney's secret club to entertain the most powerful

  • and influential people in the world?

  • Well, that's clearly because you're not elite enough, matter of fact maybe you should quit

  • watching this video and go back to your potato farm, peasant.

  • But, for those elite enough to be on the invite list, Disney Club 33 is a swanky, upscale

  • establishment in the heart of the most magical place on earth, which is also the only place

  • in the park they serve the most magical drink in the world- ayahuasc- err, we mean alcohol.

  • That's right, if you're a parent and hankering for a beer after 12 hours of wrangling a bunch

  • of screaming toddlers around, then this is the spot for you- if you could get in that

  • is.

  • The club is invitation only, meaning you need to know someone who's already a member in

  • order to get an invite.

  • Then there's the simple matter of your initiation fee- a modest $25,000 to $100,000 fee, along

  • with your annual fee of $12,500 to $30,000, depending on your level of membership.

  • That's right, even within the elites there's varying levels of elite, and you don't want

  • to be the scrub with a trash tier membership paying only $12,500 a year, do you?

  • Club 33 is full of all kinds of upscale swank, and though it was once briefly open to the

  • public, it was soon made into a members only affair.

  • So what's inside this exclusive disney club?

  • Well, aside from the typical super rich stuff like paintings, sculptures, and a dining room

  • called 'Le Grand Salon', there's an animatronic bird called Alfred the vulture who sits atop

  • a grandfather clock and paintings where the subjects move around or disappear, only to

  • reappear in different paintings Rumor has it that if you're a part of the super exclusive

  • diamond tier, you can even have lunch with the cryogenically preserved head of Walt Disney

  • himself.

  • Our next place is so deadly, humans are prohibited from visiting.

  • 12.

  • Snake Island

  • If flesh-dissolving venomous snakes sounds like your idea of a good time, then have we

  • got some good news for you.

  • Brazil's Ilha de Queimada Grande is located just 90 miles off the Sao Paulo coast, and

  • looks like a tropical paradise as you approach.

  • Then you get off your boat to discover that the island isn't nicknamed Snake Island ironically,

  • but rather, quite literally, as the island is home to thousands of one of the deadliest

  • snakes in the world- the golden lancehead viper.

  • One love bite from these beautiful snakes will have you dead in an hour, but that'll

  • give you plenty of time to writhe in agony as the venom slowly dissolves your flesh.

  • With a toxicity three to five times greater than any mainland snake, it's enough to drop

  • most smaller animals dead in seconds.

  • The reason golden lancehead vipers evolved such potent venom is because there is no ground-level

  • prey on the island, and instead the snakes have to feed off migratory birds who rest

  • on the trees.

  • These snakes have to kill and kill quickly, and with up to four thousand of them packed

  • into one tiny island, competition for food is fierce.

  • Visiting the island is illegal, though with a population density of one snake per square

  • meter, Brazil doesn't have to work very hard to enforce that ban on visitors.

  • Our next place no one is allowed to visit is not just deadly, it's one of the most

  • remote on earth.

  • 11.

  • Heard Island

  • If exclusive clubs or snakes isn't your thing, maybe visiting one of the world's most remote,

  • and dangerous islands is.

  • Heard Island is an extremely remote territory of Australia located two thirds of the way

  • between Madagascar and Antarctica.

  • While the island isn't technically illegal to visit, unless you have a death wish there's

  • no good reason to.

  • Just getting to the island requires a week long journey over some of the stormiest seas

  • on earth, and even if your boat isn't smashed to bits by turbulent antarctic seas, you might

  • end up missing the island entirely as it is covered by a dense cloud for up to 360 days

  • a year.

  • What secrets does this real-life Skull Island hide?

  • Well, an active volcano for one, and the moment you get off your boat you're going to be hearing

  • the groaning and popping of molten rock beneath your feet, ready to explode at a moment's

  • notice.

  • Just walking around the island can be a serious problem, with the average wind speed being

  • 21 mph (33 kmh), and gusts up to an incredible 125 mph (200 kph) With its rocky, icy surface

  • being broken up regularly by deep crevasses, one strong gust of wind could see you plummeting

  • to your death hundreds of feet below.

  • As one researcher who regularly visits the island put it- if you get in trouble on Heard

  • Island, there's nobody coming to rescue you.

  • And that's if you even survive the boat trip there in the first place.

  • The next spot on this list is protected by the Chinese government, and is one of the

  • world's oldest tombs.

  • 10.

  • Tomb of Qin Shi Huang

  • China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, famously worked very hard to avoid death- even going

  • so far as to drink 'life elixirs' containing mercury and prescribed by his court magicians.

  • While he inevitably died as all men do, he ended up being immortalized in a completely

  • different way.

  • Completely forgotten by history, Qin Shi Huang's tomb lay under a large hill until 1974, when

  • a group of farmers started digging wells near Xi'an and dug up a life-sized terracotta soldier.

  • Immediately archaeologists descended on the site and made a startling discovery- a massive

  • tomb containing up to 8,000 terracotta soldiers, each one handcrafted and completely unique

  • from the rest.

  • Yet while the main burial chamber is impressive given the army of soldiers, chariots, and

  • equipment for war, the central tomb where Qin Shi Huang himself is buried has yet to

  • be opened.

  • The Chinese government has banned anyone from opening the tomb, with some believing that

  • it's out of fear for damage that could be done to the relics inside.

  • When King Tut's tomb was opened in the 1930s, the relatively primitive archaeological techniques

  • used ended up causing great harm to the tomb itself, and wiping out many opportunities

  • to learn even more about the ancient king.

  • It's hoped that future technologies will allow the tomb to be opened and the integrity of

  • the artifacts and remains be preserved for study.

  • For us, after experiencing the year 2020, we say that China can go ahead and keep the

  • ancient tomb of a warmongering emperor hellbent on attaining eternal life locked up forever.

  • Our next dangerous destination is home to one of the last uncontacted people on earth.

  • 9.

  • North Sentinel Island Some people just want to be left alone, and

  • that includes the Sentinelese people of India's North Sentinel island.

  • An extremely remote island on the south Indian ocean, North Sentinel Island is home to one

  • of the few remaining isolated tribes in the world- and they want to keep things that way.

  • India initially attempted to establish formal contact with the Sentinelese, but that was

  • quickly canceled after it was made clear that these people wanted no part of the outside

  • world.

  • As if the point wasn't clear enough, it was driven home time and again as fishermen ignoring

  • the government ban on setting ashore on the island, have been killed with spears and arrows

  • by the natives.

  • Just in 2018 an American missionary was killed, his body dragged to the beach so all watching

  • would get the hint: leave us alone.

  • The Sentinelese are violently protective of their island, to the point of threatening

  • Indian navy war ships that wandered too close during a military exercise.

  • Regular helicopter overflights undertaken by the Indian navy for the purpose of surveys

  • are frequently attacked by arrows and spears, though the pilots make it a point to fly well

  • over the reach of these primitive weapons.

  • Sometimes though the Sentinelese take more proactive measures to defend their island,

  • and have been known to give chase on dugout canoes.

  • Rumors are that they also swim to nearby islands, at times threatening the locals there.

  • If you're a world adventurer perhaps sit a trip to this island out, or risk taking an

  • arrow to the knee and going into early retirement.

  • The next place on our list is one of the most secretive on earth, and may contain relics

  • from outside our home planet...

  • 8.

  • Area 51

  • It's the unofficial home of the 'Skunkworks', the world's most advanced aerospace engineering

  • program, and where legendary aircraft such as the B-2, SR-71, and F-117 were born.

  • It might also be holding alien bodies recovered from a crash in the 50s.

  • Officially it's known as Area 51, unofficially it has the moniker 'Dreamland', allegedly

  • for the incredible aerospace projects that were developed there.

  • The US government denied all knowledge of the existence of Area 51 until 1992, and to

  • this day much of what goes on there remains highly classified.

  • What is known is that the most advanced aircraft to ever fly the earth have all gotten their

  • start here, and research continues to this day as airplanes with blacked out windows

  • fly employees to this remote site from an unmarked terminal at Las Vega's McCarran airport.

  • Approaching Area 51 is all but impossible on foot, as armed guards patrol the perimeter

  • regularly.

  • Road beds and foot paths leading into the valley that hides this secret military base

  • are all monitored with pressure sensors, while powerful infrared cameras continuously sweep

  • the desert.

  • Deadly force is authorized for the subdual of trespassers, and to this day Area 51 remains

  • the one place nobody has ever successfully infiltrated- and returned to tell the tale.

  • The next place you can't visit won't just kill you- it could kill anyone you come in

  • contact with if you should return!

  • 7.

  • Chernobyl, Ukraine

  • On a cold night in April 26th of 1986, the world suffered the worst nuclear accident

  • to date.

  • A massive explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant would end up spreading 100 radioactive

  • elements over 150,000 square kilometers of Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine.

  • In total, up to 200,000 people were evacuated from an area about 1,000 square miles surrounding

  • the power plant, and the region has remained off limits and completely uninhabited to this

  • day.

  • While the most dangerous elements now contaminating the site have only a half of life about 30

  • years, meaning they should have been dramatically reduced in the three decades since the accident,

  • researchers have discovered that these elements actually take longer than expected to decay.

  • This means that the site will be permanently uninhabitable for several thousand years,

  • though if in four thousand year's time you're looking for a quiet neighborhood with great

  • views of nature, Chernobyl's your ticket.

  • The affected cities have been completely retaken by nature, and a surprising amount of wildlife

  • is found to be thriving in the area thanks to the lack of human interference.

  • Some locals living along the edges of the exclusion area however maintain that more

  • than natural wildlife is running free in the fenced off area, and Chernobyl has inspired

  • many modern horror stories, films, and games.

  • Number six spot on this list is off-limits for being a direct link to our most prehistoric

  • past!

  • 6.

  • Lascaux Caves, France

  • In summer of 1940 the world had plenty to worry about- specially France- but for a moment

  • the entire world's attention was focused on a single fox's den discovered in the remote

  • French countryside.

  • Three young men exploring the deserted den were shocked to discover a small system of

  • caves, adorned with all forms of prehistoric artwork.

  • The walls were adorned with many breathtakingly beautiful paintings of all matter of prehistoric

  • animals, and along with the art archaeologists discovered all matter of tools and jewelry

  • that shed new light onto our prehistoric ancestors.

  • The advanced tools discovered and the sophisticated artwork led many to rethink the truth about

  • our primitive ancestors, though sadly the incredible discovery didn't manage to divert

  • the world's attention away from a new world war for very long.

  • Today the caves are protected by the French government, which considers them one of its

  • most important cultural treasures.

  • The next place on our list just might be the single most exclusive place on earth, where

  • less than a dozen people may have tread

  • 5 Ise Grand Shrine, Japan

  • Ise Grand Shrine is the Mecca or Calgary Hill of the Shinto Faith, and the site of many

  • pilgrims even to this day.

  • However, nobody except for one single person is ever allowed to enter the shrine itself-

  • and that's a member of the Japanese imperial family.

  • Constructed to worship the sun goddess Amaterasu-omikani, the shrine has been the Shinto religion's

  • most holy place for an estimated over 2,000 years.

  • In all this time tradition dictated that the interior of the shrine could only be entered

  • by its priestess and priest, a role that could only be fulfilled by a member of the Japanese

  • Imperial family.

  • Even if you had previously served in the role however, you may not know what the actual

  • interior of the shrine looks like today though, as every 20 years the entire interior is remodeled.

  • Are you a fan of ghost hunting?

  • Well, you may want to skip visiting this next spot on our list for your own safety...

  • 4.

  • World's Most Haunted Island

  • Maybe you're a modern adventurer, plunging deep into places the authorities don't allow

  • visitors- but you may want to rethink your trip to what's often called 'the most haunted

  • island on earth'.

  • The island's history for misery started early with the Romans who used the island as a quarantine

  • zone for those with the bubonic plague.

  • Eventually dead bodies were shipped to the island to be burned, resulting in a thick

  • layer of ash that remains mixed with the soil to this day.

  • In the 1920s, a mental asylum was established on the island, and unsurprisingly reports

  • of abuse and death were quick to follow.

  • The island has drawn international attention for its notoriously sinister past, and several

  • ghost hunting tv shows have filmed at the location.

  • Ghost Adventures stranded its crew on the island for 24 hours, and managed to capture

  • many strange and unexplained supernatural phenomenon and electromagnetic activity in

  • a place lacking modern technology.

  • Today the Italian government is so desperate to re-develop the island that it's offered

  • a 99 year lease on the island for cheap- though unsurprisingly nobody seems interested in

  • an island full of ghosts.

  • The next place on our list is rumored to be the site of many secret US government biological