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See the Sarcophagusin Chernobyl, Ukraine

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In the end of 2016 the Chernobyl NPP's fourth reactor was covered by the New Safe Confinement called sarcophagus.
How to see the Sarcophagus in Chernobyl
New Safe Confinement, more known here as the new sarcophagus, is huge construction striking in it's scale. Almost 10 years and more than 2 billiards euro were spent to build this confinement.
You can't come too close to it, but you can see it from the observation deck placed near the sarcophagus.

Installation of a new sarcophagus over the fourth power generator.
Photo: Installation of a new sarcophagus over the fourth power generator.

The fourth power generator before the installation of a new sarcophagus
Photo: The fourth power generator before the installation of a new sarcophagus

The New Safe Confinement (2016)
Photo: The New Safe Confinement (2016)

How to do?

1. Find the observation deck where the monument in honour of liquidators is placed.
2. Imagine: here, under this construction, the hundreds of thousands tons of nuclear waste are buried.

Where to do?

#14NPP observation deck in ChernobylNPP observation deck

You can see the sarcophagus, which is covering the fourth reactor, and the other parts of Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant right from here.

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#4Cruise 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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