Nuclear excursion and Pripyat tours as the chance to feel the spirit of the past
The exclusion zone is undisputedly a symbol of legal nuclear tourism and the destination goal that satisfies not only the interest of gamers and lovers of extreme journeys but also becomes a new way to understand the causes and consequences of the worst nuclear accident in human history. Why is this type of tourism considered the most extravagant and not comparable to anything else? The thing is that going on a Pripyat tour is not the same as, for example, having a seaside journey or an excursion to the Eiffel Tower.
Chernobyl is a kind of open-air museum that presents to humanity the ruinous power of the atom. Pripyat tours are a chance to see an almost deserted territory, an empty ghost town, Soviet architecture, wild animals, and the world-famous power plant with a new shelter above power unit 4 known as the new safe confinement.
Famous sites every tourist must-see during Pripyat tour
Palace of Culture Energetik. It is one of the brightest symbols of the zone that played an important role in the cultural and educational life of Pripyat residents. Now, this abandoned building is just a reminder of the peaceful communistic past.
Ferris Wheel. An amusement-park that supposed to be the main entertainment for people, today is a silent symbol of unfulfilled dreams.
Apartments of Pripyat residents. Plundered by marauders, empty and unfriendly buildings in the past were someone’s home. Here, it is possible to find a forgotten doll on the floor, newspaper, or a book on dusty shelves. Unfortunately, all things that had some value were taken out and sold. Be careful, tourists also are not allowed even to touch such things or take them as souvenirs.
Duga or Chernobyl-2. Also, during the official Pripyat tour, you will see the most impressive secret objects of the Soviet military program — the Duga radar station for the detection of intercontinental ballistic missile launches. It is an impressively big construction with huge antennas. And nearby, there was even a military town for its maintenance that was hidden from ordinary people. But today, anyone has an opportunity to explore USSR secrets.
Factory Jupiter. According to legends, the factory operated for the defense industry of the USSR. However, officially, Jupiter workers were engaged in the production of electrical components for tape recorders. It is still unclear what was manufactured there for real. Of course, due to the high levels of radiation and the fact that in the basement of the factory there was a laboratory in which research on the radiation effects was carried out, you will not be able to get inside. But many stalkers are not afraid of being irradiated. Therefore, you can discover the building from the inside on the YouTube channels of illegal zone guests.
Why should you visit Pripyat and Chernobyl right now?
Chernobyl tourism performs an educational function of spreading knowledge about the Chernobyl disaster. Also, it is a platform for studying accident aftermath, how to overcome explosion consequences, how to deal with radioactive waste, and what is the impact of atom on nature and animals. Don’t miss your life-time chance to visit Pripyat and Chernobyl using the help of professional trip organizers Trips-to-Chernobyl. The agency will take care of your safety and comfort and will ensure an unforgettable journey to the past.
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