The village Zymovyshche

The left bank of Prypiat river

     Zymovyshche is a former village located on the left bank of Pripyat River, 6 kilometers from the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant and 20 kilometers from the former district center, the city of Chernobyl.


     The time of foundation of the village is not established. It is known that in 1887 353 people already lived there.


     1900 in 81 yards lived 535 inhabitants, engaged mainly in agriculture. In the village there was a literacy school and worked 3 windmills.


     The central estate of the Pripyatsky collective farm, which included a machine-tractor station, was located in Zymovyshche. Now here you can still see the remains of cars, quite well preserved bulldozer, combines “Niva”, bases of trucks, old crawler tractor, seeders and other special equipment.


     There was an eight-year school, a club, a library, a shop in the village.


     By 1986 Zymovyshche was part of the Chernobyl region and was the center of the village council.


     Before the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, about 800 people lived in the village.


     After the accident at the nuclear power plant on April 26, 1986, the village was resettled due to severe contamination with radionuclides. Residents were relocated to the villages of Lukashi and Rudnitskoe of the Baryshevsky district. Officially removed from the register in 1999, due to the lack of residents.



Excursions to the Chernobyl Zone, the city of Chernobyl, Chernobyl NPP, Pripyat.

     The CHERNOBYL ADVENTURE team invites you to explore the left bank of the Pripyat River and visit its surroundings, which are relatively normal condition and have partially survived to this day. You will personally be able to visit the largest open-air museum. See the monuments that changed the history of the USSR. Our professional guides will not only show you interesting and memorable objects and locations in the restricted area, but also tell you a story that was divided into stages before and after. To visit the Chernobyl Zone, more thoughtfully, calmly, without haste, we suggest taking advantage of multi-day tours. In this format, it is possible to visit villages, the Yanov railway station, explore the city of Pripyat in more detail, the Jupiter plant, visit recreation centers and pioneer camps, liquidation equipment and much more. So historically it happened that the territory of Polissia is a very rich and beautiful territory. Therefore, book a tour right now, and soon you will go on a journey that you will hardly ever forget. See you on the tour!

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