Chernobyl To Open For Vacationers

Posted by Ryan on December 14th, 2010
Bound to be the hottest tourist spot next year, the 30-mile radius surrounding Chernobyl is set to open for day trips starting next year. While “illegal” tours already operate in the zone, these new tours will be government sanctioned.

“The Chernobyl zone isn’t as scary as the whole world thinks,” ministry spokesperson Yulia Yurshova told The Wall Street Journal. “We want to work with big tour operators and attract Western tourists, from whom there’s great demand.”

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[NY Daily News]
  • Anonymous

    Being a fan of the S.T.A.L.K.E.R games this is something I am interested in.

  • hezz

    wow…people are that desperate to take their artsy fartsy pics huh? lol…..humans.

  • mcsween.david

    Whoa listened to this podcast WHILE the Japanese nuclear disaster unfolds, scary how you guys defend the harmless atomic energy of the future. So chilling now but still hilarious!