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Abandoned cargo portin Chernobyl, Ukraine

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In an old godforsaken quiet pier, on the sandy bank of the river, only a few rusty old port cranes remind that there was once a new cargo port.
Abandoned cargo port, Chernobyl
This cargo port was build to provide all necessary supplements for the construction of new power units (5th and 6th reactors) and a modern city of nuclear power engineers. But because of the tragedy it could not fulfill its mission, as well as an amusement park.

Cranes in an abandoned cargo port, Pripyat
Photo: Cranes in an abandoned cargo port, © Andre Joosse

After the disaster at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, the fate of this port was prescribed. All this area, all the equipment located here, and all four cranes were used to receive cargos for the elimination of the consequences of the accident at the fourth reactor and the structures and materials for the construction of the first Sarcophagus.

Port cranes, Pripyat
Photo: Port cranes, © Jean Chris Andersen

Now these huge metal giants are abandoned and forgotten, and the floating crane slowly disappears under the water and soon only piles of scrap will remind of their existence.

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Location: Pripyat

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#1One-day tour (Chernobyl + Pripyat) from KievOne-day tour (Chernobyl + Pripyat) from Kiev

1 day. 10 mind-blowing locations. 100 abandoned buildings. 1000 photos. Book to get mind-blowing emotions!

UAH 1053+/person
#4Two-days tour (Chernobyl + Pripyat) from KievTwo-days tour (Chernobyl + Pripyat) from Kiev

You will visit the ghost city and feel the whole horror of the tragedy at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.

UAH 2222+/person
#5Cruise on the ship to Chernobyl and PripyatCruise on the ship to Chernobyl and Pripyat

Get a sea of thrills from a boat trip to the lost world of a dead city.

UAH 335000/tour
#2One-day private tour (Chernobyl + Pripyat) from KievOne-day private tour (Chernobyl + Pripyat) from Kiev

One day in the Exclusion Zone and you will learn everything about this desolate tragical place.

UAH 1794+/person

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