100 places you will never visit : the world's most secret locations / Daniel Smith.
By: Smith, Daniel.Material type: BookPublisher: London : Quercus, 2012Description: 255 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781780873114 (pbk.); 1780873115 (pbk.).Other title: One hundred places you will never visit | Hundred places you will never visit.Subject(s): Travel | Travel -- GuidebooksDDC classification: 910
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Includes index. -Ever wondered what it takes to get into Fort Knox? Fancied a peek inside the Coca-Cola Safety Deposit Box? Would you dare to visit Three Mile Island? The world is full of secret places that we either don't know about, or couldn't visit even if we wanted to. Now you can glimpse the Tora Bora caves in Afghanistan, visit the Tuscon Titan Missile Site, tour the Vatican Archives, or see the Chapel of the Ark. This fascinating guide book takes a look at 100 places around the world that are either so hard to reach, so closely guarded, or so secret that they are virtually impossible to visit any other way.
"Beginning in the Pacific and working its way around the globe, this tour of the shadowy, murky and mysterious reveals occult societioes (Skull and Bones, Bohemian Club), ghost towns (Varosha in Cyprus, Pripyat in Russia), secret nuclear facilities (Fordo in Iran, Yongbyon in North Korea), the headquarters of feared secret services (FSB, Mossad), and even a body farm. ..."--Book flap.
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