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One of the most iconic places in the abandoned city of Pripyat is the hospital. Located on Druzhby Narodov (Friendship of the People) street, the medical complex "МСЧ-126" has five main buildings up to six stories tall with a number of smaller outbuildings. Built to serve the population of Pripyat, primarily workers from the power plant and their families, it could accommodate up to 410 patients in its 3 different clinics.
The basement of the hospital is infamous for containing the clothing worn by the first responders - the firemen who ...(more)
This rather trashed house used to be the villa for the chief medical director of a large clinic for pulmonary diseases.
The clinic itself was originally built as the "Reichsluftschutzschule" (the Reich's Air Raid Protection School) and opened in 1939. After World War II, the buildings were repurposed, and in 1947, the tuberculosis clinic was opened.
In 2007, the clinic was moved into new buildings. Since then, the villa stands abandoned.....(more)
The second location that my friend "Lost Places in Schleswig-Holstein und Umland" and I visited on our short tour through Denmark two years ago was also a place that I'd visited once before - an old mill that my wife and I had discovered during a summer tour the year before.
Just like the first time, we had no trouble at all.
We were able to park right in front of the location, which was pretty good because it started raining.
The access also was still the same - the door was open....(more)