The Most Controversial Places That You Can’t Get Into

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There are a lot of places in the world that are off-limits. There are even more places that you just do not want to go to. Some are islands full of snakes or diseases, others are government secrets that just don’t add up…

Fort Knox US Bullion Depository, Kentucky

During World War II, Fort Knox held the Declaration of Independence, US Constitution, and the Magna Carta. Needless to say, it was a pretty heavily guarded area as it held some of America’s most important history. This place is protected by armed guards, alarms, minefields, barbed wire, electric fences, camera, and even Apache helicopters.

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Conspiracies?

Obviously, this place is off-limits to the public. Some conspiracy theorists believe that the government is hiding something top-secret behind those walls, like the proof of aliens. What’s really inside is 2.4% of all gold ever found in history, which is way more than what other countries have.

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