The Belarusian part of the Chernobyl zone is open to the public

The Belarusian part of the Chernobyl zone is open to the public

18.04.2019

In November 2018, by a decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus, the Belarusian part of the exclusion zone was opened to tourists. Earlier, only hunting and fishing were allowed in the 30-kilometer zone around the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.

What is in the exclusion zone from the side of Belarus?

  • former livestock complex

  • feed manufacturing enterprise

  • about a hundred ghost villages of Khoinitsky, Braginsky, Narovlyansky districts

In some of the resettled villages there are Belarusian sights, for example, the Gerard Palace in the village of Demyanki.

Experts say that in the territory following the tourist groups the level of radiation is within the acceptable limits.

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