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"Chernobyl" Chernobyl Museum Tip by caprice_222

Chernobyl Museum, Kiev: 6 reviews and 24 photos

The effects are still being felt 17 years later. The disaster occurred in April 26, 1986, when a safety test of reactor went horribly wrong. Two explosions blew the top off the reactor, and radiation at least 100 times that of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombs combined was released, in time spreading over the whole Nothern Hemisphere.
Although Kiev is only 130 km south of Chernobyl , the capital is completely safe. The Chernobyl Museum is an excellent place to learn more about this tragedy, while for the extreme tourist there are guided day trips to Chernobyl itself

Phone: +380 44 482 5627

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  • Written Oct 9, 2004
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