Journey Through Chernobyl In 360° Vision 30 Years On From The Disaster

FRONTLINE and New York University bring you Chernobyl like you’ve never seen it before. Due to the worst nuclear accident in human history, which took place April 26th 1986, Chernobyl and surrounds are nothing but a ghost of it’s former self. Adventure tours to the abandoned town are available, but the exclusion zone around the reactor is normally off limits, unless of course you are willing to hire this outlaw guide who is smuggling tourists in (we wouldn’t recommend it). nuclearFRONTLINE We advise you to take full advantage of this video as it is likely to be the closest you or I are going to get. The haunting 360° journey inside the ruins is guided by Aleksandr, a survivor of the disaster (when he was 9 years old). You might think you would get as far removed from such a disaster after surviving it, no Aleksandr, he is now a tour guide taking groups or tourists through his hometown.

Return to Chernobyl 360°30 years after the world’s worst nuclear disaster, FRONTLINE and New York University present “Return to Chernobyl.” This VR doc takes you on a haunting 360° journey inside the ruins, guided by Aleksandr who was just 9 years old when he survived Chernobyl. Today, Aleksandr is a tour guide bringing throngs of visitors through his notorious hometown — despite still dangerous levels of radiation.

Posted by FRONTLINE on Tuesday, 26 April 2016

If you are anything like us, you are probably feeling slightly haunted after that, but if you wish to know more about the area you can read about how the wildlife has been affected.