Abandoned Soviet pyramid village in Norway
The former Soviet miners' village Pyramid is located in Norway, on the island of Spitsbergen in the Arctic Ocean, 1300 kilometers from the North Pole. The settlement was abandoned in 1998.
In the 1970s and 1980s, the place is considered the Soviet paradise with a kindergarten, school, sports halls, the house of culture and a warm swimming pool, built in the Karelian birch. At that time there lived more than a thousand people here and there it was considered a great success.
With a large plot in the village of airplanes delivered everything you need, even resistance to cold grass that grows here today. Last ton of coal has been raised to the surface of 31 March 1998.
Now, in connection with an interest in this place tourists some of the buildings have been restored. However, with the advent of the people in the settlement began to look and polar bears who are trying to find something edible in the garbage cans.