We meet at ul. S. Petlyury, 28 (parking near the Public House “Stolichny”, near the Central Railway Station in Kiev, Ukraine). Google Maps Panorama Sure! Take your passport and good mood! Get ready to dive into the past!
The adventure has begun! Only a few hours separate you from meeting the past with the present! So that you do not get bored on the road, the team has prepared for you an incredibly interesting film about the Chernobyl disaster. The day will be busy, so a stop will be planned on the road. You can drink coffee and have a bite to gain strength.
Just one step separates you from the past and the present. Have you prepared your passport? You have to passport check and familiarize yourself with the rules of conduct and visit the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Believe me, it’s better not to ignore them. This is for your safety. Another step and you are in the 30-km zone. Do you know what awaits you next? ..
Chernobyl is mysterious and ambiguous. You will see that the “ghost town” is nothing but preconception. Its own, very special life is thriving there. The nuclear power plant staff, dosimetrists, people in civilian clothes is walking around. It’s hard to believe that 32 years ago the town got empty in a matter of hours. Take out your camera. There will be a lot of nuclear photos. You will definitely fill your Instagram with the images of Chernobyl sign, the robotic machines which cleaned up the mess around the destroyed nuclear unit 4, “Those who saved the World” memorial, St Elias orthodox Christian church which is still open, the alley of abandoned villages and many other objects that will turn your mind over …
Administrative and household complex (AHC-1) Main office of the ChNPP Here you will receive a pass and again pass the verification of documents and personal belongings. After all, what you have to do is not a game! Now you are more than ever close to one of the most dangerous places on our planet!
You will see with your own eyes a unique protective structure designed to protect personnel in emergency situations. After all, this has already happened, remember? It was in this super-bunker that the crisis-situational emergency response center was located in those difficult days of 1986. You have already seen this place in the frames of a documentary chronicle. The story comes to life here.
You will have to get acquainted with the objects on which the control of nuclear reactors, auxiliary systems for generating electricity took place, and where the status of the Shelter object is monitored: -Central Control Panel (CCP-1) – a place for controlling an open switchgear and a workplace for a shift supervisor. – Block Control Panel (BCP), from where all the main technological processes were controlled during reactor operation. This is where the AZ-5 button is located, which stopped the Chernobyl nuclear power plant forever.
This is a unique electronic computer, which appeared in 1973 at the Leningrad NPP and was called “SKALA” – the Control System of the Apparatus (reactor) of the Leningrad NPP. It will amaze you with its scale. Subsequently, the Rock was also installed at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. This was the central information link uniting most of the power unit control systems into a single automated control system for the NPP technological process. But this is only the beginning. We move on …
The reactor hall of the power unit, the place where the technological processes took place directly. It was here that all working moments were discussed and the main orders were given. It is here that you will have the opportunity to stroll through the technological channels of the RBMK reactor (Scheme E)
They supplied water to the cooling pond to the reactor core and cooled it.
A memorial to the operator of the MCP killed in the line of duty. He was the first injured during the explosion. His body was never found and remained forever buried under the reactor. The Shelter has forever become his grave.
A moment of silence … Let us honor the memory of the first victims of the 1986 Chernobyl accident, people thanks to whom Europe did not become a radioactive desert.
You will be told the history of the construction of the first protective structure over the 4th power unit. They will also be introduced to the construction of a new secure Confinement. After you have visited one of the most breathtaking places, we move on …
The history of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant will be incomplete without acquaintance with the place of life of its workers – the city of Pripyat. It was an ideal Soviet city for ideal Soviet citizens. Soviet utopia, where happy people lived, who never knew what the Soviet deficit was. Everything stopped on April 26, 1986. Just imagine that 50 thousand people were evacuated in 3 hours. And life froze here forever… Now it’s a ghost town. And only the eye sockets of the broken windows silently look after the traveler who disturbed their peace. Here goosebumps run through the body and involuntarily you begin to think about how much his own mistakes can cost humanity. Here is the central square of the city. Previously, life was raging here, young people were relaxing, mothers and children walked. After all, the average age of the inhabitants of Pripyat was only 26 years old. It was a truly magical place. Representatives of all nationalities of the Soviet Union lived together hand in hand and were always to come to each other’s help… At the sight of a Ferris wheel in an amusement park, a lump involuntarily rises to the throat. But it still did not have time to work and ride the kids. The opening of the park was scheduled for May 1, 1986. But 4 days before this, a disaster happened… Pripyat you will never forget! This place leaves a lasting impression of yourself. A visit to a ghost town has one irreversible consequence – you want to come back here again and again! Welcome to us! Now the call of Pripyat will not let you fall asleep!
If you want to see more, click here and we will contact you within 10 minutes! You can visit – Secret object “Arc”, a kindergarten in with. Kopachi and make sure that the city of Chernobyl – inhabited! Book 2 days’ tour “Station +”