Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

This time we are going to visit three abandoned bomb shelters in Kiev. One if them is situated under a hotel, another one is hidden under a factory and the third one belonged to one of the ministries of Ukraine.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

Let’s start with the factory. It’s almost non-working and the bomb shelter under it is large but empty.

In the photograph: its emergency exit.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

One of the rusty doors of the shelter.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

Nice lock!

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

Hermetic gates.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

Now let’s get to the hotel bomb shelter. First of all, it is situated deep underground.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

One of the flights leading into the shelter.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

This hermetic door is divided into two parts for people to be able to open it if the lower part of the door gets blocked up with something. This kind of doors were popular in pre-war and early post-war years.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

“Approved”.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

The city’s plan. They used these plans for theoretical civil defense exercises.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

These old windowns and doors were left here after one of the renovations of the hotel.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

In the filter and ventilation section.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

Made in 1959.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

By the way, there is electricity in some of the rooms of the shelter.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

“Hermetic-protection door”.

Traditionally, the entrance into the shelter is protected with at least two hermetic doors and the “street” door is to stand a blast wave.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

This picture illustrates elimination of the consequences of a nuclear explosion.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

It’s peacetime today so this room of the shelter, for example, is used to make birch twigs to sell in the hotel.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

This elevator used to connect the shelter and the hotel.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

The walls of the shelter under the ministry has been painted in white.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

Using its emergency exit to get into the shelter was the right choice as usual.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

A filter.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

This is a storage where they keep gas masks. Each gas mask is marked with the name of the person the gas mask is intended for.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

Some of the doors of the shelter are locked.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

In one of the rooms, there is a box with keys to open any room of the shelter.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

“Register”.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

“Special notebook”.

Abandoned Bomb Shelters In Kiev

Its filter and ventilation section.

Location: Kiev

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