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See pictures of "Hiroshima shadows"in Chernobyl, Ukraine

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On the walls of buildings in Pripyat you can see the famous street art.
How to see pictures of "Hiroshima shadows" in Chernobyl
You will certainly see various examples of conceptual art as you walk along the Pripyat. The most famous are the "Hiroshima shadows". These are drawings, named so by analogy with the infamous phenomenon of the Japanese city of Hiroshima - the silhouettes of people remaining on the ground and walls of the city during the atomic bomb explosion in 1945.

Pripyat Hiroshoma shadowPhoto: Pripyat Hiroshoma shadow, © Sopranozzz

The pictures look quite intimidating and emphasize the surrounding atmosphere of the complete decline of the ghost town.

How to do?

1. You will certainly see the famous drawings as you stoll aling the ghost town.
2. Although these are not real shadows, it still look creepy, right?

Where to do?

#1Pripyat in ChernobylPripyat

A dead and long-neglected ghost town is widely known throughout the world after the tragedy that occurred at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.

Tours & excursions 5

#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
#3Urgent one-day tour (Chernobyl + Pripyat) from KievUrgent one-day tour (Chernobyl + Pripyat) from Kiev

The most horrifying post apocalyptic picture of Chernobyl and Pripyat in one day

UAH 3999+/person

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