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Climb onto the abandoned port cranein Chernobyl, Ukraine

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How to climb onto the abandoned port crane in Chernobyl
Four abandoned, forgotten port giants remaine standing on the banks of the Pripyat River in deaf silence waiting for a cargo that will never come again. One of them, eaten by rust already disappears in the abyss of the backwater. Rush to climb to the top of one of the remaining ones until they all turn into a a handful of scrap metal.

Old abandoned cranes
Photo: Old abandoned cranes, © Jean Chris Andersen

How to do?

1. Go to the old cargo port near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
2. Climb to the top of the multi-ton giant and make a selfie on its arrows.

Oddviser categorically does not recommend daredevils to risk your live and climb up a fairly worn-out construction.

Where to do?

#3Abandoned cargo port in ChernobylAbandoned cargo port

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.

Location: Pripyat

Tours & excursions 1

#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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