Photos: Chernobyl Officially Opens for Tours

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A Ferris wheel in Pripyat installed shortly before the 1986 accident that was never used.
— Courtesy Lionel Beehner
Nuclear reactor #4, encased in a concrete sarcophagus.
— Courtesy Lionel Beehner
Another view of the reactor.
— Courtesy Lionel Beehner
An apartment in the town of Pripyat. Much of the property was looted by vandals after the accident.
— Courtesy Lionel Beehner
A classroom in an abandoned school in Pripyat.
— Courtesy Lionel Beehner

Twenty-five years ago Chernobyl bore the brunt of the world's deadliest nuclear power disaster. Now, it's open for tours.

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