30 Destinations That Tourists Can't Visit

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Imagine a cave rivered with prehistoric art, a forest dusted with nuclear fallout, and an impenetrable vault burrowed into a ridge of ice. What do these places have in common? Yes, they’re all highly intriguing, but another commonality exists: no one is allowed—or, in some cases, able—to visit these locations. From Cold War-era bunkers and dark tourism favorites to beaches lined with palm trees, our list showcases the destinations you wish you could post on your Instagram account.