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What to do in Chernobyl —
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14 things to do in Chernobyl

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#1Feed giant catfish in ChernobylFeed giant catfishДарья Слепакова

Chernobyl cooling pond is the habitat of one's of the most giant catfishes. Do not miss the opportunity to feed these creatures!

FREECooling Pond Channel
#2See the giant secret station Duga-radar in ChernobylSee the giant secret station Duga-radarНиколай Щепетов

The world's largest abandoned radar station is must-see in Chernobyl.

FREEChernobyl-2 or OTH-SW Duga Radar
#3See animals living in the ghost town in ChernobylSee animals living in the ghost townoddviser

Have you ever seen wild animals walking free through the city? Come to Pripyat, where this situation is quite normal.

FREEPripyat
#4Climb to the secret station Duga radar in ChernobylClimb to the secret station Duga radarAlex Like

Secret station Duga-radar every year beckons daredevils wishing to climb to its top.

FREEChernobyl-2 or OTH-SW Duga Radar
#5Climb up the the roof of 16-story building in ChernobylClimb up the the roof of 16-story buildingLIFEisGOOD

From one of the highest Pripyat building's top you can see all the ghost-city.

FREEUSSR 16-story building
#6Climb onto the abandoned port crane in ChernobylClimb onto the abandoned port craneАлена Юрьевна

There are four of them here. Which one would you choose to get a little thrill.

FREEAbandoned cargo port
#7See pictures of "Hiroshima shadows" in ChernobylSee pictures of "Hiroshima shadows"Eugene 2K

On the walls of buildings in Pripyat you can see the famous street art.

FREEPripyat
#8See ghost houses in the exclusion zone in ChernobylSee ghost houses in the exclusion zoneDarina

The exclusion zone is the most contaminated area around the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.

FREEExclusion Zone
#9See the Sarcophagus in ChernobylSee the Sarcophagusoddviser

In the end of 2016 the Chernobyl NPP's fourth reactor was covered by the New Safe Confinement called sarcophagus.

FREENPP observation deck
#10Walk around the ghost town in ChernobylWalk around the ghost townДарья Слепакова

Magnificent, melancholic, mutilated by nature and overgrown with greenery, a gloomy ghost town Pripyat, that's the place definitely worth a stroll!

FREEPripyat
#11Have lunch at the Chernobyl Canteen 19 in ChernobylHave lunch at the Chernobyl Canteen 19oddviser

Fans of the Soviet authentic atmosphere can visit authentic Chernobyl Canteen 19 to have a realy tasty healthy meal.

UAH 70Canteen #19
#12Take a selfie in an amusement park in ChernobylTake a selfie in an amusement parkEugene 2K

This amusement park in gost town was fated to turn into ruins and never hear the sounds of joyful children's laught.

FREEPripyat
#13Play the abandoned piano in ChernobylPlay the abandoned pianoAjax

The pianos and grand pianos are kind of a visit card of the city. They can be found in the left houses, but the best ones are in the abandoned Music School.

FREEMusic school
#14Sneak up into Buryakivka radioactive cemetery in ChernobylSneak up into Buryakivka radioactive cemeteryEugene 2K

If you want to experience something dangerous - sneak up into Buryakivka equipment cemetery.

FREEBuryakovka machinery graveyard
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2 picks in Chernobyl

Top-7 of most horrifying places in the exclusion zoneTop-7 of most horrifying places in the exclusion zone

Places which make the blood run cold, where even in a sunny day you feel frightened.

Top-7 most insane adventures in ChernobylTop-7 most insane adventures in Chernobyl

Breath freezes, the pulse exceeds to 200 beats per minute ... Do not let the fear tie you down!