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.

Concrete block of flats

The Prometheus Cinema

The Bus station

The famous ferris wheel

In front of Public School No. 2

The cultural center

The swimming pool 'Azure'

An elephant-shaped slide on a playground

The Polissya Hotel

A water vending machine between some blocks

With Mickey Mouse

The post office

In the schools of Pripyat

Visual propaganda in the city

Meat, Fish, Vegetables – a store on the main avenue

A newsstand

The pier and the lake

Disco Edison-2


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