Dark Tourism: Chernobyl New Corridor

Chernobyl, New tourist corridor

Visiting the exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant is fashionable. There happened the largest and most serious nuclear accident on the planet. Succeeded in 1986, it is now more fashionable
 never. that’s because of the diffusion of the HBO series, Chernobyl.

Dark Tourism: Chernobyl New Corridor
Dark Tourism: Chernobyl New Corridor

Vladimir Zelenky, President of Ukraine, will create by decree a Green Safe corridor for  Tourist. On the other hand it also has the purpose of showing in a real way and with scientific, environmental and historical base what happened on April 26, 1986 in the nuclear power plant.

This decree is due to the fact that the increase in tourist demand (over-tourism) increases the supply of operators. Which are not always legal or safe.

It was also indicated that the aim is to end corruption in the disaster zone. In that area, guards and security forces receive bribes from tourists. They also carry out illegal metal shipments and take advantage of the area’s natural resources.

The Exclusion zone.

Mr Zelenky assured that the area will “become a scientific and tourist zone, symbol of the new freedom of Ukraine without corruption or prohibitions, but with investments and future”.

Currently there are several tours of one or two days in several languages ​​in the exclusion zone. The visit to the abandoned city of Pripyat is included. This city is a few kilometers from reactor No. 4 of Chernobyl. As there is still high radiation dangerous to human health, it is convenient to hire specialized guides

Dark Tourism: Chernobyl New Corridor


The popularity of this type of black tourism has caused a certain lack of control in the area, which has been filled with unofficial tours or with the relevant security measures.

We recommend making the hiring in legal and recognized agencies

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Chernobyl Disaster has long been a favotite destination for those who do Black Tourism (Dark Tourism or Grief Tourism). This type of tourism is practiced in areas where there were tragedies or catastrophes. For lovers of dark tourism: New safe corridor in Chernobyl

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