Lithuania: ChernobylLocation Tour through Pripyat
Attention comrades! Join Vilnius Urban Adventures for a half-day adventure visiting some of the filming locations of the HBO miniseries Chernobyl. Find out how Vilnius stood in as the location of one of the world’s worst man-made catastrophes, get behind the scenes details about the series only locals know about, and go back in time to the Soviet era to discover what life would have been like during the fallout from the Chernobyl disaster.
Tour highlights include:
- A trip back in time to relive the atmosphere of the Chernobyl disaster of April 26, 1986, one of the world’s worst man-made catastrophes
- Visit to a former KGB prison (used as a filming location for the series) and the chance to find the cell where comrade Ulana Khomyuk was held
- Seeing the neighbourhood used to portray the fictional Pripyat and other authentic Chernobyl locations featured in the HBO miniseries
- Finding out mind-bending behind-the-scenes details about what it took to film the series
- Holding real props in your hands
- Getting a dose of iodine to keep you safe and healthy!
- Duration: 4 hours
- Start: 10am
- Meeting point: Auku g. 2A, Vilnius. Easily accessible from Vilnius’ main avenue Gedimino.
If you’re brave enough, extend your tour for a full day discovery of more filming locations, ending in the real nuclear power plant Ignalia, which is nearly identical to the one in Chernobyl.
About this show:
In April 1986, the city of Chernobyl in the Soviet Union suffered one of the worst nuclear disasters in the history of mankind. During the disaster, heroes laid down their lives to save Europe.
The pick-up point for the tour is: Auku g. 2A, Vilnius, best accessible from Vilnius’ main avenue Gedimino.