Category: Chernobyl Photos

Photos of the Chernobyl Zone and Pripyat.

21st November 2020
20th November 2020
29th October 2020

RBMK-1000 reactors were 11.8m tall and 7m in diameter, therefore installing them inside the building required specialist equipment. There were two portal cranes capable of handling this task in the…

4th June 2020
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4th April 2020

Kindergarten No. 3 “Sunshine” located on 16a Lenin Avenue in Pripyat. The building has a typical layout for preschool educational facilities in Pripyat and it’s in pretty bad shape, however…

9th March 2020

The story of the Bridge of Death depicted in the HBO “Chernobyl” series is fictional. There is no record of Pripyat residents watching the events unfold from the bridge and…

2nd March 2020

A kindergarten on the Northern edge of Pripyat converted to a contaminated soil research laboratory nicknamed ‘Radek’ (лаборатории «Радэк»). The building contains thousands of soil samples from the entire Zone…

17th February 2020

One of the most contaminated objects in the Chernobyl Zone is the famous Claw. It was used to clear the debris around the ruined Reactor no. 4 in 1986 and…

6th January 2020

Zymovyshche was a village located about 6.5km (4 miles) North-East from the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, across the Pripyat River. The village’s name originates from the nearby Zymovyshche Lake, and…

5th January 2020

“Goldfish” Kindergarten No. 13 in Pripyat was located between Łesi Ukrainki and Prospekt Budyvelnikiv streets. Constructed as one of the standard Soviet buildings this kindergarten had capacity for 320 children.…

31st December 2019

Photos don’t give justice to the overwhelming size of the unfinished cooling towers of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. One of the most iconic pieces of Chernobyl artwork can be…

30th December 2019

In the North-West side of Pripyat we can find what remains of the massive greenhouses. Once measuring 285 x 75 metres (935 x 250 feet) and now partially collapsed and…

10th December 2019

Contrary to popular belief, the Chernobyl Town is still inhabited and busy. It’s a beautiful snapshot of a long gone era, a battlefield between humans and nature, with crumbling buildings…

8th December 2019

Rossokha Vehicle Graveyard and Duga radar, known as the Russian Woodpecker, captured on my old Soviet Kiev-4 camera.      

8th December 2019

Villages of the Chernobyl Zone captured on a 35mm film with soviet Kiev-4 camera.    

4th December 2019

Class Albums like this one I found in School No. 2 in Pripyat were popular across the Soviet Union. Pupils would start it when they join the school and fill…