Chernobyl Ferris Wheel

One of the most popular spots to visit inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone is the abandoned carnival.  Unfortunately, the city of Pripyat was set to have a carnival/celebration for a few days, when the radioactive disaster struck.  So the carnival rides (bumper cars, ferris wheel, and rides) got left behind like everything else since they became radioactive from the nuclear fallout. 

This is one of the highlights for most visitors to Chernobyl.  You can see we were at this spot early in the morning, thus the long shadows and we got to experience some great fall colors. 

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