SIGHTSEEING TOUR "AH, ODESSA!"
Duration: 3 hours
Cost: group of 16+1 persons - 85 UAH
Notes: Excursions across Odessa
You will meet the most beautiful places and sights of the city. Magnificent constructions, soft climate and the tender sea created reputation of the beautiful city to Odessa . During excursion you will visit historical places of the city; you will visit beautiful city park of T.Shevchenko where the ancient fortification is located, you will see and you will be able to walk on cozy streets: Pushkinskaya, Rishelyevskaya, Lanzheronovskaya and, of course, very loved by inhabitants of Odessa, Deribasovskaya - a unique historical and architectural monument. You will get acquainted with an architecture and architecture masterpiece - Opera and Ballet House, and also historical buildings where Art, Archaeological, Sea and other museums are located. You will be able to walk on magnificent both in the winter, and in the summer, Primorsky Boulevard where the City Council, the palace of count Vorontsov with a colonnade, a monument to Duke de Richelieu are located. To your look the remarkable panorama overlooking marina, port and the sea will open. Here we will acquaint you with the well-known Potemkinskaya ladder. By our bus excursion you can make a walk by old areas and small streets of our city. Small by the sizes, only a half a kilometer by length, Primorsky Boulevard as if the open-air museum, offers the exhibits. To whatever corner of the boulevard you got, you are expected by a meeting with the exciting past, with original art. At night the boulevard turns into the fairy tale, on each tree fantastic fires which will please a look of any person walking on the evening boulevard are lit. In the center of ensemble of Primorsky Boulevard the area adjoining to it formed by two semi-circular buildings is located. Main entrance on Primorsky Boulevard from the sea is a Potemkinskaya ladder. Its steps lead city visitors from Marina to Primorsky Boulevard. On crossing of axes of Primorsky Boulevard and the Potemkinsky ladder the bronze monument to Duke A.E.Rishelye is established. The marina was constructed on New pier in 1968 according to the project of architects V. Golovin and V. Kremlyakova. Subsequently it was changed.
The building of the station is completely reconstructed.In front of the building "The gold child" sculptural composition was established. It was a gift of the world famous sculptor E.Neizvestniy to the city. At the end of the mooring the St. Nikolay's church and new yacht-club were constructed. In 2001 near the building of Marina the multystoried hotel "Odessa" grew. In the southern part of Primorsky Boulevard the building of City Council, a monument to A.S. Pushkin, Londonskaya hotel are located. Near "Londonskaya" there is a Palace of seamen. In front of the building of City Council, on a pedestal there is the 250-pood pig-iron gun which muzzle which is directed towards the sea . This reminder on events of the Crimean war of 1853-1856.