Today, the city of Pripyat, Ukraine, is a ghost town, abandoned and overgrown in the wake of the disaster at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. But once it was a thriving town, filled with people who walked the streets, visited the beaches, and even rode that famous ferris wheel.

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Concrete block of flats

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The Prometheus Cinema

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The Bus station

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The famous ferris wheel

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In front of Public School No. 2

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The cultural center

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The swimming pool 'Azure'

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An elephant-shaped slide on a playground

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The Polissya Hotel

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A water vending machine between some blocks

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With Mickey Mouse

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The post office

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In the schools of Pripyat

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Visual propaganda in the city

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Meat, Fish, Vegetables ‚Äď a store on the main avenue

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A newsstand

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The pier and the lake

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Disco Edison-2

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The photos are from Pripyat.com and Pripyat-City.ru.

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