Prypiat, the ghost town of Chernobyl

Prypiat, the ghost town of Chernobyl

Prypiat, the ghost town of Chernobyl When the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster took place in 1986, a large area of land was heavily contaminated by radioactivity. The Soviet government ordered the evacuation of over 90,000 people living in proximity to the disaster area. Inside the so-called Chernobyl Exclusion Zone lies the now abandoned … Read more

Abandoned amusement parks – Prypiat Amusement Park

Prypiat Amusement Park

The strange abandoned Prypiat Amusement Park Prypiat Amusement Park Location: Prypiat, Ukraine Years in operation: 1986 Creepy factor: 10 Although some stories differ, it’s commonly believed that Ukraine’s Prypiat Amusement Park closed on the very same day it opened: April 27, 1986, exactly one day after the catastrophic Chernobyl nuclear disaster brought … Read more