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09/01/2013 08:02 am ET

The Top 12 Places You Can't Visit

A aerial view of North Sentinel Island, in India's southeastern Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Monday, Nov 14, 2005. The Dec. 2
A aerial view of North Sentinel Island, in India's southeastern Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Monday, Nov 14, 2005. The Dec. 26, 2004 tsunami caused by a magnitude 9 earthquake off the coast of Indonesia killed about 3,500 people in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The tsunami bared ethnic hostilities, destroyed trees, coral and wildlife in a biodiversity hotspot. (AP Photo/Gautam Singh)

State secrets, relics that need defense from humans and the elements, ultra-exclusive memberships — there are many reasons why places are marked off-limits.

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