"Why Odessa is awesome" walking tour

3 hr

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This tour is the perfect introduction for Odessa with historical and cultural information. How did the city of Odessa get started? Where did this special mentality its inhabitants have come from? There's a story about all the things around and I know all of them. This tour will help you understand why Odessa is so special, colorful and multicultural city. As your guide I'll show you what is worthy to see. I know all the...
This tour is the perfect introduction for Odessa with historical and cultural information. How did the city of Odessa get started? Where did this special mentality its inhabitants have come from? There's a story about all the things around and I know all of them. This tour will help you understand why Odessa is so special, colorful and multicultural city. As your guide I'll show you what is worthy to see. I know all the best spots and great views :)
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
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Stop At: Monument to Iosif De Ribas, Deribasovskaya St, Odessa Ukraine

How did Odessa get started "in the middle of nowhere" and how a Neapolitan adventurer became father founder of the city?

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater, Chaikovskogo Lane, 1, Odessa 65026 Ukraine

See the spectacular exterior of the theater.

Know why a theater appears in a sixteen-year-old city and how it affects the life of citizens through centuries

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Odessa City Hall, Dums'ka Square, 1, Odesa, Odes'ka oblast, Ukraine, 65000

Former first stock exchange, symbol of Odessa's prosperity. How Odessa became "boomcity" in XIX century.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The Cannon of the Tiger Fregate, Dums'ka Square, Odessa 65000 Ukraine

Why the cannon of Anglo-French naval forces is set up in the center of Odessa? Urban legends and...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Monument to Iosif De Ribas, Deribasovskaya St, Odessa Ukraine

How did Odessa get started "in the middle of nowhere" and how a Neapolitan adventurer became father founder of the city?

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater, Chaikovskogo Lane, 1, Odessa 65026 Ukraine

See the spectacular exterior of the theater.

Know why a theater appears in a sixteen-year-old city and how it affects the life of citizens through centuries

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Odessa City Hall, Dums'ka Square, 1, Odesa, Odes'ka oblast, Ukraine, 65000

Former first stock exchange, symbol of Odessa's prosperity. How Odessa became "boomcity" in XIX century.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The Cannon of the Tiger Fregate, Dums'ka Square, Odessa 65000 Ukraine

Why the cannon of Anglo-French naval forces is set up in the center of Odessa? Urban legends and actual reality.

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: Monument to Poet Pushkin, Primorsky Boulevard, Odessa Ukraine

Sun of Russian poetry in exile. Legends and rumors about Pushkin in Odessa.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Primorsky Boulevard, Primorsky Blvd, Odessa Ukraine

One of the main symbols of Odessa and favourite place to saunter

Stop At: Statue of the Duc de Richelieu, Prymorskyi Boulevard, 7, Odessa 65000 Ukraine

The person who made Odessa look like little Paris. Why a French aristocrat was one of the most popular Odessa governors?

Duration: 7 minutes

Stop At: Potemkin Stairs, Odesa, Odessa Oblast, Ukraine, 65000

The most famous staircase which has a tricky name.

Duration: 7 minutes

Stop At: Monument to Catherine the Great and Founders of Odessa, Katerynyns'ka Square, 5, Odessa 65000 Ukraine

Catherine II and her 4 companions (one of them was the last royal minion aka lover :))

Duration: 7 minutes

Stop At: Flat House House-Wall or Witch House, Vorontsovskiy ln, 4, Odessa Ukraine

Why Vorontsove lane has such an Unusual shape? Original constrution of Flat House. Secret passages in courtyards.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Vorontsov Palace, Vorontsovskiy ln, 2a, Odessa 65000 Ukraine

Count Vorontsov in Odessa. Architectural ensemble. Connection with Pushkin

Duration: 7 minutes

Stop At: Belvedere of Vorontsov's Palace, Vorontsovsy Ln, 2 D, Odessa Ukraine

Beautiful panorama of the port. Best spot for sunset in the summer

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: Ugolok Staroy Odessy/ Old Odessa Corner, Gavannaya St, 7, Odessa Ukraine

The rarities from all over Odessa in a lovely nook near Mother-In-Law Bridge

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Faltz-Fein House (House with the Atlanteans), Gogolya st., 7, Odessa Ukraine

Picturesque Gogol Street will Shah's Palace, Faltz-Fein House (and its secret courtyard), beautiful architecture of the street

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: House of Scientists, Sabaneyev Most, 4, Odessa 65082 Ukraine

Former Count Toltoy's Palace. Tolstoy family - the great philanthropists of Odessa. Touching love story of a heritor of noble house and a "petite bourgeoise"

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: City Garden, De Ribas Street, Odessa Ukraine

First public garden in Odessa. Was property of de Ribas family.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Deribasovskaya Street, Odessa Ukraine

Main street of Odessa, that wasn't planed to be main street. Grand Moscow hotel. Hotel France.

Duration: 7 minutes

Stop At: Passage, Deribasovskaya str. - Transafiguration str, Odessa Ukraine

Hotel and gallery with two entrances. Beautiful exterior and interior decoration. Symbols of the city’s wellbeing based on sea and grain trade. Secret tiny street inside Passage.

Duration: 10 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Photographer can come along to capture beautiful moments of our tour
Not Included
  • Coffee and/or Tea - Usually we take a pause to rest and have a coffee. It's optional. Drinks and food in cafe are not included in tour price
Departure Point
Derybasivska Street, 2, Odesa, Odes'ka oblast, Ukraine, 65000
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 7/3/2019 - 2/25/2021
Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Return Details
Odessa Passage, Preobrazhens'ka St, 34, Odesa, Odes'ka oblast, Ukraine, 65000
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.