Disaster Tourism at the Chernobyl Nuclear Site

After the Chernobyl disaster in 1986, the town of Pripyat was a no go zone, contaminated with immense levels of radiation. Now, despite being highly radioactive still, people are taking holidays there...
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After the Chernobyl disaster in 1986, the town of Pripyat was a no go zone, contaminated with immense levels of radiation. Now, despite being highly radioactive still, people are taking holidays there...

"Forget open beaches and seaside resorts; the new thing in travel is disaster tourism – and Pripyat, a city near the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, is arguably its holy grail. Part urban exploration experience, part real-life video game, the tour is now being provided by several Ukrainian travel companies..."

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