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Chernobyl sights: amusement park in Pripyat and Ferris wheel

The accident at the fourth power unit of the nuclear power plant in Chernobyl was a terrible tragedy. Dozens of people died due to the accident. A large area in Pripyat and the surrounding area has become unsuitable for living and any human activity. This land and the sights of Chernobyl that have been preserved there have created an exclusion zone. The zone has become a well-known topic in popular cinema, in domestic and not only literature and other cultural areas. Since 2011, the exclusion zone and the facilities there have been a tourist attraction, increasing interest in visiting Chernobyl for tourists in Ukraine and around the world.

Pripyat amusement park as one of the main attractions in Chernobyl

Pripyat amusement park - the name of the city park that stopped working after the tragedy. Many objects remained on its territory, many of which were now symbols of the tragedy that happened due to the neglect of man to the powerful energy that he was trying to control. All over the world, people occasionally saw evidence of the accident on television and in newspapers. The opportunity to see the sights of Chernobyl with our own eyes, which remind us of the tragic events that have taken place today, attracts a lot of people from different countries to Pripyat amusement park. And they do not remain indifferent.

Ferris wheel in Pripyat is a must see when visiting Chernobyl

If we talk about the sights of the city of Chernobyl, we can not help but remember the most famous attraction in the amusement park. Namely, the Ferris wheel in Pripyat. It was built recently before the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. The wheel was planned to be launched in early May 1986, but because of the disaster, the attraction never started working. This object, which in tourist guides is called the Ferris Wheel, turned out to be the hallmark of the surviving Pripyat disaster, indicating the recently tragic past of the exclusion zone. In 2017, the Ferris Wheel was launched for a short time by tourists, they captured this moment in the video. Then the wheel stopped - probably forever. But the wheel is still in working condition and is a popular object that all tourists always go to see.

Some people going to Pripyat are worried about radiation. But this is unnecessary, because now for tourists everything is already in order. This is the conclusion of UN experts. Modern Pripyat, if you visit it for a while, is absolutely safe. Traveling to Pripyat amusement park is absolutely safe for human life and health.

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