Explore the Most Heavily Guarded Places in the World

There are many heavily guarded places in the world which are still unexplored by the human troops. Some of the names have become very common like Area 51 in Lincoln County at Nevada and lot more.


While the above-mentioned are the most well-known yet secret and heavily guarded places in the world, there are other places in the world that you must have never heard yet it exists. Some of them are reserved for the rich and elite class of the society, whereas some are used for military purposes only.


If you are trying to travel to these places on a budget, then you can try with CouponsMonk where you can get scores of deals and offers. Mentioned below are some of the heavily-guarded places in the world, where it is said that even nature is not allowed to enter the premises.


The Most Heavily Guarded Places in the World


Fort Knox, Kentucky 40121


Home to the US Bullion Depository – Fort Knox is one of the most heavily guarded places on the planet. Not only it stores hundreds and thousands of tons of gold, also it has preserved some of the most important historical documents of the nation viz. Magna Carta, the Declaration of Independence, and lot more.


Federal Reserve Bank of New York


Below the streets of Manhattan is located Federal Reserve of Bank of New York. The tight security doesn’t allow anyone to enter the vault. Furthermore, the armed looking men are actually a team of robots that are specifically constructed to battle the invading persons.


Gold Vault of Bank of England


If Britain’s Prime Minister and England’s Your Highness would want to maintain a secret, then this is the best place to store. This Gold Vault of Bank of England has safeguarded more than 4,500 tons of gold. This is considered to be the UK’s largest gold vault. This figure is second to the previously mentioned Federal Reserve Bank.


Iron Mountain


Located 200 feet below the ground level, this mine is house to 1.7 million sq. ft. worth of vaults. The biggest tenant to this place is the US government, yet 95% of the vault owners are confidential. Dozens and scores of original film reels and other historic recordings are being preserved here.


ADX Florence Prison


The Administrative Maximum Facility (ADX in short) is located in Colorado and houses the worst of the bad prisoners. These criminals and other accused are the most dangerous cons of the United States and also from other parts of the world. Recently, it has earned the name of “Alcatraz of the Rockies” along with “A Cleaner Version of the Hell” as well.


The Greenbrier


Spread out in the area of approx. 6,500 acres, this place is located deep within the West Virginia Forest. Underneath The Greenbrier is rooted 25-ton nuclear blast doors. Also constructed are the tunnels which create a nuclear bunker filled with the supplies for a nuclear attack.


Doomsday Seed Vault, Svalbard, Arctic Circle


Specially designed to preserve crop diversity, DoomsDay Seed Vault is having a large assortment of seeds. The seed-safe is maintained with blast-proof doors, airlocks, motion sensors, and thick steel reinforced concrete. The secret to maintaining the seeds preserved from any disaster is its unique position and climate.


Queen Elizabeth II’s Bedroom


Her Highness lives in many suites of the East Wing of the 2nd Floor of the Buckingham Palace. The suites are only reachable by a secret door, know too few people alive. The common public has access to the 19 staterooms of the Palace. Yet the King’s and Queen’s private suites would not be visible to any public.


World of Coca-Cola Museum


1.8 millions of people consume this so-called “Magic Drink” everyday spread in over 200 countries. In 2011, Coca-Cola was awarded the “World’s Most Valuable Brand.” However, the secret is known to none. Now the secret is in a vault on display in the Coca-Cola Museum. However, you will be able to see only a part of the black box inside which the original document has been stored.


Now when you have known the top heavily guarded places and some mysteries related to the same. You also might want to explore these places. But Beware! These places are very secured, and top-notch security officials would be monitoring the security measures of these places.


So think twice before you hop to enter these dreaded heavily guarded places. 


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About Christa Thompson

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Christa Thompson is the Founder and Chief Editor of The Fairytale Traveler. She started traveling the world in 2003 when she attended a summer abroad study at the University of Cambridge in England. Since then, her wanderlust has been fierce. Her three passions in life are her son, traveling, and being creative. The Fairytale Traveler brand gives Christa the opportunity to do all of these things and to live intentionally every day. "It's never too late to believe in what you love and to pursue your dreams." -Christa Thompson

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