Tag: chernobyl

  • Attractions

    Museums

    Where ever you travel to in the world, museums usually feature highly on the list of places to see. It is certainly no different for tourists in Ukraine. Ukraine is a country filled with historical sites, an intriguing past and a strong cultural heritage. Museums of all types can be found throughout the major cities in Ukraine, as well as in lesser-known towns. In this section of Ukraine ...

  • Museums

    National Museum of Chernobyl

    On the 26th of April 1986 the worst nuclear and environmental accident ever to take place occurred in Chernobyl in the Kyiv Oblast of Ukraine. Chernobyl and the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant are situated close to the borders of three countries, that being Belarus, Ukraine and Russia. Near the Power Plant is the city of Pripyat and Chernobyl, a rural village where workers lived.

  • Museums

    National Museum of Medicine

    The National Museum of Medicine of Ukraine is a fascinating place to visit. It was founded in Kiev in 1973, showcasing the progress of medicines and medical treatments that were developed in Ukraine from historical times up to our day.

  • Kiev Oblast

    Slavutych

    The town of Slavutych, is a town of survivors. It was constructed in the year 1986 and residents started to increase from 1988. Slavutych is located in the Kyiv Oblast and is only 50 kilometers away from the structure that instigated its foundation, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. The power plant was located in a town named Prypiat and even though this town had approximately 50 ...

  • Rivne Oblast

    Sarny

    Sarny is a relatively small city in the Rivne Oblast of Ukraine. It is also one of three major railway junctions in the Rivne oblast, with the other two being Rivne and Zdolbuniv. At present there are approximately 30,000 people living in the city and it has a history of turbulence and violence connected to it. It has seen wars and disaster come and go, but has survived to share ...

  • Regions

    Zhytomyr Oblast

    The Zhytomyr Oblast is located to the northern side of Ukraine and was founded in on 22 September 1937. The Zhytomyr Oblast covers an area of approximately 30 000 square kilometers and has an estimated population of 1.3 million residents. Some parts of the Zhytomyr Oblast falls within the Chernobyl Zone. Villages and small towns within this area have been devastated by the effects of the ...