10 Most Heavily Guarded Places On Earth




1.Bold Lane Car Park, Derby, UK:

This car parking zone was built in 1970. The place became notorious for various types of crime and drug abuse during the 1990’s. Then the local security agencies took some stringent Messieurs to boost the security in the area. Now Bar-coded tickets are needed to get in and out of the car parking area. Cars are constantly monitored by CCTV cameras and motion sensors. If any type of security breach is noticed then automatically barriers come down preventing the offender from fleeing.

2.Deltalis Data Centre:

The Details Data Center is considered one of the most secure data centers in the world. The data center is located at an extreme location deep inside the Alps mountain range. The place is not at all easily accessible to an outsider. The area remains under CCTV and many another type of surveillance system. The facility uses the mountains natural cooling resources and thus has become one of the most energy-efficient data centers in the world.

3.Air Force One:

Air Force One is one of the most secured airplanes in the world. The flight has one of the most advanced air defense system which protects it from any type of attack. The plane is shielded against EMP and well equipped with sufficient protection in case of any jet attack. The President of the United States of America uses this plane and therefore it is provided with the most advanced security system.

4.Svalbard Seed Vault:

The Svalbard Seed Vault is perhaps the best example of futuristic thoughts of the humans. The state of the art facility is aimed at storing a wide range of seeds of different crops so that in case of any major disaster man can survive with the help of these food items. The Vault is located at one of the remotest places on earth which are not quite easily accessible.  The Vault is provided with a high amount of security with blast-proof doors, motion sensors, airlocks, and one-meter thick steel reinforced concrete.

5.Fort Knox:

Fort Knox is a place in the USA where hundreds and thousand tons of gold are deposited. Many historical documents like the Magna Carta and the Declaration of Independence have also been stored here. The place is protected by several layers of security provided armed military personnel and machine gun-wielding guards. The area is also protected by a 22-tons blast door and CCTV surveillance system.

  1. Federal Reserve Bank of New York:

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is considered one of the most secure vaults in the world. The Vault is kept at an underground location which is eighty feet below street level and fifty feet below sea level. The building is also protected from outside by security personnel who are expert in hand to hand combat. There is only one entrance, a 90-ton steel cylinder set in a 140-ton steel frame. When those doors are shut, four solid steel pylon sink into the floor with a time lock so that no one can enter the premises. Moreover, the area remains under constant CCTV surveillance.

  1. DMZ Korea:

The Korean Demilitarized Zone is the border between North and South Korea. The land which stretches 160 miles in length and 2.5 miles in width is considered as one of the most heavily guarded borders in the world. Each side of the border is patrolled by a group of soldiers who always remains on high alert. Not only that, each side has a large minefield to prevent anyone from getting in too close to each other. In spite of this tight security, tension always remains high in both sides of the border.

  1. Haven Co Ltd:

Haven Co Ltd is an anti-aircraft platform located at the North Sea off the British coast. It is 120 feet wide and 50 feet in length and 60 feet high above water. It was a self-contained and hyper-secure data center and the only people who were allowed to enter the premises were authorized personnel, investors and members of British Royal family. Not much is known about this company since they kept it a closely guarded secret.

  1. ADX Florence Prison:

The ADX Florence Prison is a super-specialty jail for men in Colorado, USA. The jail houses some of the most dangerous and notorious criminals of USA. Therefore quite naturally the jail is provided the highest amount of security. The entire jail compound is surrounded by 12 feet high razor wire fence. Inside the jail premises, there are remote-controlled steel doors, motion detecting laser beams and CCTV cameras. All these equipments make this prison one of the most secured prison in the world.

  1. Area 51, US Air Force:

Area 51 is an Air Force Base located at Nevada, USA. It is considered as one of the most heavily guarded air force base in the world. The area is covered in motion sensors. Heavy patrolling is always carried out by the armed forces. Thus the area always remains under constant surveillance and no outsider is allowed to enter the premises without permission.