20 Forbidden Destinations You Can Never Visit

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Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion, Ethiopia

Dating back to the 4th Century AD, the Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion claims to contain the Ark of the Covenant, the ornate gold chest that houses the Ten Commandments.

Though some doubt the authenticity of these claims, there are many more who believe it to be true. Kept tightly under wraps, there is only one person allowed to view the Ark; a special guardian monk appointed by a predecessor.

No one else in the world is allowed access to this most holy of relics, though many have tried to bribe the guardian monk to no avail…