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Pripyat Amusement Park, Pripyat

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The Pripyat amusement park in Pripyat, Ukraine is an abandoned amusement park. It was to be opened on May 1, 1986 in time for the May Day celebrations but the plans were interrupted when on April 26 the Chernobyl disaster occurred a few kilometers away. The park was opened for a couple of hours on April 27 to keep the city people entertained before the announcement to evacuate the city was made. Today, the park, and in particular the Ferris wheel are a symbol of the Chernobyl disaster. The amusement park itself is located behind the Palace of Culture in the centre of the city.
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  • Visit this park under snow icy impression, not a sound. This moment will be remembered
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  • The Amusement Park in Pripyat never officially opened. Just a few days before the scheduled opening, the nuclear accident at the Chernobyl power plant happened. The town of Pripyat was evacuated and t...  more »
  • One of the most erriee places you'll ever go.well worth a visit . They provide tours from kiev to this ghost city  more »

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