On 11-Oct-2017 In History
When we plan our vacations or a small trip to somewhere, most of us end up feeling the need to see everything around that country, as we desire to discover something which is unknown to most of the people; unknown to even who live there (there's no end to desire you see). Apparently, there's another breed of vacationers or adventurers who ticks both famous and hidden places in the map to find something unique which they can flaunt all their life and even after that.These secret areas at favorite spots add double fun to our visits to these famous sites, as we desperately look for the sign or door which we marked on the map beforehand.We at WittyFeed have compiled the list of such hugely favorite places where you can see spots that are hardly explored by travelers and vacationers.Have a look!
There's a darker side of the happiest place on Earth. The (now) abandoned island had undergone a lot of plans to finally become an animal sanctuary. Its name was changed, and this time it was called 'Treasure Island' with the introduction of 600 native birds in 1978.In 1989, the island came under controversy when Disney employees were put in court for firing rifles at birds and vultures. The company avoided going to the court by paying $95,000 and later closed this island.
According to National Geographic, while in the process to create a unique route to go out of the monument in case of emergency, the architectural team discovered an ancient door which leads to a specific room. However further discoveries show, the place has been there way before Statue of Liberty was installed when the site was known as Bedloe's island.
There is a secret tunnel beneath the White House which acts like a bunker, sheltering bomb tunnel. It was first built under the administration of President Truman in the 1950s.In 1987, the government built another tunnel under President Reagan's administration to save the officials in the case of terrorist attack.
When it was built in the year 1962, the Trans World Airlines Flight Center had created history because of its design. Finnish-born architect Eero Saarinen had designed it. The TWA served until 2001, but when airlines went bankrupt, it was taken over by the government of America. It has been closed since then, though government plans to convert this place into a hotel in 2018.
Cornelius Vanderbilt initially built; the Grand Central Terminal which opened on February 2nd, 1913. As reported by The Telegraph, there's an abandoned railway station which goes beneath the Waldorf Astoria hotel, known as Track 61. Although the town has many ghost stations under its busy streets, rumor has it this one is still utilized to flit away high-profile people and head of state.
Mount Rushmore in South Dakota is world famous, but only a few people are aware of the fact that it has a hidden room behind Abraham Lincoln's head. The place is created for generations to come and learn the story of America, along with access to some charter documents.
Behind the Niagara falls lies 130 years old tunnel. When you go there, you start to feel the thunderous vibration of falls way before you see them. The way to this bedrock tunnel opens every day for a few hours only.
Only all of those who've made it to the top of this one of the tallest structures in the world would know that there are secret rooms and apartments at the top. Fortunately, those places are now open for public viewing.
There's a secret bar in the London Tower, but you're not invited. There's a hidden hole in the London Tower that allows entry only to beefeaters, who also get the chance to taste exclusive cocktails.
At the third floor, or say 114 steps up inside the tower, there's a prison in Big Ben where MPs were jailed in case of breach of the code of conduct. It was last used in the 1880s.