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Pripyat's place of culture - the "Prometheus" cinema
One of the most popular places before the catastrophe in Pripyat was the "Prometheus" cinema.
Cooling towers for 5 and 6 reactors - one of the main attractions of the Zone
After that fateful April night in 1986, there are many objects of interest in the ChEZ.
Chernobyl catfish
Many tourists associate a trip to Chernobyl with a post-apocalyptic dead city, once beautiful and full of young inhabitants.
Station Janów
Nowadays a lot of us have heard and know about Yaniv railway station which was put into operation much earlier than the construction of the city of Pripyat and the Chernobyl nuclear power plant began.
Specialized transport robot STR-1
After the failure of the fourth unit of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, it was important to not only extinguish the fire in the reactor, but also to prepare for the subsequent work related to dosimetric reconnaissance of the surrounding territories in order to detect and clean the area of ​​radiation materials.
Chernobyl backwater - the graveyard of ships in Chernobyl
The famous city of Chernobyl will bear the name of not only the nuclear power plant itself, but the entire Exclusion Zone as well for a long time after the Chernobyl accident.
The residents of the Exclusion Zone
Those who came back to their houses after the evacuation in 1986 are called self-settlers.
How the ventilation pipe at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant was dismantled
A long time after the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, only in 2013, the dismantling process of the ventilation pipe of the second stage of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant began.
How Przewalski's wild horses appeared in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone
Two years after the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, the Fauna program was developed, which involved the settlement of 22 Przewalski's horses in the Exclusion Zone of the Askania-Nova reserve in order to understand the possibilities of living in this area.
What is known about the medical and sanitary part of the city of Pripyat?
The five-floor hospital, which is located in the abandoned city of Pripyat, even by today's standards, is considered a fairly large structure which includes: ambulance, children's ward, maternity hospital and mortuary.
Monument "To those who saved the world" - the most famous Chernobyl monument
The fire brigade #17 from the city of Chernobyl were among the first firefighters who came to extinguish the fire in the nuclear reactor.
A real story about divers in Chernobyl
Although it’s been a long time since the accident at the nuclear power plant took place, the events of those days are still shrouded in mysteries and legends.
The first heroes who came to fight against the Chernobyl accident
The city of Pripyat was young and prosperous long before the Chernobyl accident, and its residents could not imagine the future terrible catastrophe even in their worst nightmares.
Palace of Culture "Energetik" before the accident in Chernobyl
In the pre-accident period, there was the Palace of Culture "Energetik" in the Lenin Boulevard, at the entrance to the city of Pripyat from the side of the main road.
Dead stadium "Avangard" in Pripyat
The history of Pripyat dates back to the 1970s when the construction of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant began.
What is the best time of the year to travel to Chernobyl and Pripyat?
Warm season or cold season? Such questions can be heard quite often from people who want to visit this location.
What was the nature of the tests at the fourth power unit of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in 1986
The exact cause of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant is still unknown, but one of the most probable theories is…
Where to look for the "White House" in the abandoned city of Pripyat
After the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, local residents left Pripyat forever, leaving about 12,000 apartments unattended.
What's interesting about the unfinished fifth block of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant?
Useful information. Visit the most iconic places of the Chernobyl Zone.
The "Lazurny" swimming pool in Pripyat is one of the most recognizable monuments of the ChEZ zone.
In Soviet times, the sport was very popular and well-developed in all parts of the Union, therefore the city of Pripyat was no exception.
Port cranes of the dead city of Pripyat
Some people prefer a trip to the warm sea. But there are those who choose a vacation route that will give them unforgettable authentic and sharp emotions.
Amusement Park in Pripyat - one of the most atmospheric places
The Chernobyl Zone is one of the most attractive places for tourists in Ukraine. Its symbol is the ferris wheel in the amusement park.
The abandoned villages of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone
Chernobyl and Pripyat are ghost cities. They were abandoned overnight by all the inhabitants. The area was just absolutely empty.
The nature of the Chernobyl zone: Pripyat and Chernobyl
The Chernobyl accident happened over 30 years ago. At that time, the man-made world, abandoned by humans, began to be conquered by nature.
The accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant
April 26, 1986 - this date became fatal in the lives of hundreds of thousands of people. On that day, the largest accident at a nuclear power plant occurred in Chernobyl, with disastrous consequences.
Is it safe to visit Chernobyl?
After the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, the city of Pripyat and the surrounding area with a radius of 30 km were closed to visitors as they posed a serious threat to people.
New Safe Confinement - Interesting Facts
April 26, 1986 is undoubtedly one of the worst days in the history of nuclear energy.
Top 10 Atmospheric Places in Chernobyl
The views of Chernobyl fascinate a lot of people. But what places are worth visiting in order to completely immerse yourself in a world that is no longer there.
Why is Pripyat so attractive to tourists?
It’s been more than 30 years since the Chernobyl accident, and today the area is becoming attractive to tourists - and not only in neighboring countries.
Has the Chernobyl zone become another unique reserve of Ukraine?
Can man be a more dangerous threat to wildlife than radiation? Joint research by English and Ukrainian scientists confirms that it is.
How the Chernobyl zone has changed over 30 years
A trip to Pripyat is an exciting adventure for every tourist. Even after 30 years, visiting Pripyat makes a deep impression, despite the fact that a lot has changed since then.
The secret object of Chernobyl-2
When listing the monuments of Chernobyl, one cannot fail to mention the object of Chernobyl-2. Another name of this building is "Duga". Until recently, the project remained secret, but now anyone can visit it using the Chernobyl Tour service.
Pripyat - the city of ghosts
Previously, only daredevils traveled to Pripyat. The high radiation level of the long-suffering city made it impossible to visit it without health consequences. Today the situation has changed so much that there are tours around the city affected by the explosion of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. What should a tourist know before going there?
How has the radiation level in Chernobyl changed since the accident?
Chernobyl is a place where you can see the consequences of human carelessness. Nuclear reactor explosion in April 1986 divided human life into before and after.
Interesting facts about the Chernobyl Zone
In 1986, sorrowfully for the USSR, many people died due to the explosion of a nuclear reactor and radioactive radiation in the area of Chernobyl, Pripyat and surrounding villages. This terrible tragedy gave rise to many rumors and legends so that people couldn't find out the facts about the Chernobyl zone.