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Excursion to Chernobyl

Excursion to Chernobyl

«Excursion to Chernobyl» - those highlights is what you can find all over internet in recent times. So what is so attractive in that exclusion zone? Starting from early 90-th годов and till today, collected a large amount of the information, a thousand pictures were taken and numbers of movies were made. But nothing can tell you more colorful about that place then the excursion to the abounded city Pripet.

Excursion to Chernobyl – remembrance of human heroism

In 1986, in Chernobyl the biggest nuclear disaster of the world had happened – the explosion on the largest nuclear power plant in USSR. Because of the heroism of the liquidators, the nuclear pollution had decreased in thousand times. April 27 of, just in one day, a 50 000 people were evacuated from the town Pripet. People were leaving, taking with them only the documents, money and the food set for 3 days, that’s why the numerous of the house stuff remain even till now in those apartments. Today in the exclusion zone stays only the militaries and self-settles– people, who after a while came back to their homes.

Excursion to Chernobyl – it`s also includes a travel to Pripet, a ghost-town, it`s like still 80-th on those streets. Today in the former energy-town several objects works full time – machine work-shop with special vehicles, water purifying station, special laundry and check-point on the entrance to the town. Left in rush houses, attraction park with the big dipper, which had never seen the visitors, abounded swimming pool, old grocery store, kinder garden, school, office of the communist party, a very popular in the past hotel «Polesye» - all this is making our history closer, and the tragedy is more easy to understand.

Safety of the excursion to Chernobyl

Experts is agree, that in average the radiation in Pripet is almost the same, as in Kiev. The radiation, that the man can get, during the excursion to Chernobyl, equals, to x-ray examination in the hospital, so it means totally secure for the health. This fact also confirmed by the scientist, for example, in the Kiev Scientific center of radiation medicine. Only several years after the explosion were really dangerous for the human health. So in 1996 the level of radiation decreased more than in1000 times

The features of the excursion to Chernobyl

The member of the group needs to have a passport and special permission in order to have an excursion to Chernobyl. One day tour includes excursion to the ghost-city Pripet and Chernobyl zone, visiting of the fourth reactor of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant and the sarcophagus from the view point, visitation of Chernobyl port, and the park of the Glory.

Many of those who visited Chernobyl describe their impressions like “global overvalue of values”. As a, matter a fact any city on earth can become a “Pripet”.

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