9 locations where women are not permitted entry

Assam's Patbaushi Satra The Patbaushi Satra temple in Assam is another well-known sacred site in India where women are not allowed. It is a Vaishnava shrine that well-known saint Srimanta Sankaradeva built in the 15th century.

England's Chillingham Castle Burning Tree Club, United States The club has a strict policy forbidding women to enter the club, except under rare circumstances.

Kerala's Sabrimala Temple It's one of those sites where ladies between the ages of 10 and 50 are prohibited from entering past a certain point in order to "maintain the temple's sanctity and purity."

Delhi's Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah In this sacred place, women are not allowed in the room that houses the famed Sufi saint's grave. From a wall outside the chamber, women can worship at the dargah.

Slovene Predjama Castle Japan's Okinoshima Island Ancient taboos on this island forbid women from coming, forbid eating four-legged animals, and forbid anybody from leaving the island without a priest's permission.

Bokaro's Mangal Chandi Temple A Hindu deity shrine is not open to women and is only 100 feet away! The 200-year-old Mangal Chandi temple in Bokaro, Jharkhand, honours Goddess Kali, a fiery manifestation of Goddess Durga.