Out of a heap of broken images, Chernobyl seeks World Heritage status

27th Apr, 2021

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The abandoned city of Pripyat near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Ukraine


Amothballed nuclear power station surrounded by wasteland, rubble and abandoned buildings is not what most people associate with a UNESCO World Heritage site. But that is what Ukraine has in mind for Chernobyl. Hoping that such an assignation could draw funding and more tourists, the government has begun a process that could eventually allow it to apply to the UN’s cultural, scientific and education body for protection.

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