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Top 10 Attractions in Odessa

28. January 2013 by Dasha 0 Comments

With a population of just over a million people, Odessa is the fifth-largest city in Ukraine and a place many HRB ladies call home. Thinking of paying a visit? Here are a few major attractions to check out.

 

Odessa Opera and Ballet Theatre – A world-renowned historic theater which regularly features operas, ballets, and symphonies.

 



Deribasovskaya Street – A busy pedestrian thoroughfare featuring magnificent architecture, numerous cafes, restaurants, and shops.

 



Primorsky Boulevard – One of Odessa’s main streets. Attractions on the boulevard include the Duke de Richelieu monument, gun of frigate "Tiger,” City Hall, Pushkin monument, Vorontsov Palace, and Potemkin Stairs.

 



City Garden – A picturesque park in central Odessa.

 

 

Catacombs of Odessa – Abandoned mines that form a giant labyrinth of underground tunnels beneath the city. The Odessa catacombs are rumored to be haunted.

 

 

Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra – A critically-acclaimed orchestra led by American Hobart Earle.

 

 

Potemkin Steps – A vast staircase offering stunning views at the top and an interesting illusion at the bottom.

 

 

Arkadia District – Area of Odessa offering beaches, bars, and lively nightclubs.

 

 

Jewish Museum of Odessa – A museum dedicated to educating visitors about Odessa’s rich Jewish history.

 


Duke de Richelieu Monument - Monument to Armand Emmanuelle, Duke Richelieu, at the stop of the Potemkin Steps.

 


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