Odessa Half Day Private Guided Tour Around the City
Duration of Odessa City Tour: 3 hours walking tour
It could be extended to 5 hours walk and drive
During this excursion the most interesting and beautiful places in the city will be visited. Initially, we will drive to various points of interest in the city followed by a walk in the historical centre.
You will be collected from your accommodation and we will begin our tour at 10 April Square which commemorates the liberation of Odessa from German Nazi and Romanian occupation in World War 2. This is a beautiful, large square with a tall monument and is surrounded by new buildings that make up a first class shopping precinct. Then we pass Victory Gardens and can make a stop if you wish.
Next we move on past many grand, beautiful boulevards and buildings that are a legacy of Odessa’s French heritage and this includes Odessa’s magnificent train station and famous Pushkinskaya Street. We will stop near the Odessa Philharmonic centre and the Bristol Hotel (Red Hotel in Soviet times). Then on to the Opera house and from this point start the walking tour. Your guide will provide an interesting commentary that will ensure a memorable and unforgettable visit.
Here is approximately itinerary and sights that we will see during our tour:
- Opera House(exterior)
- Potemkin Steps
- Philharmonic concert hall
- Bristol hotel
- Vorontzov palace(exterior)
- Tolstoy palace(exterior)
- Monument to founder Hose De Ribas
- MonumentTo governor Duc de Richelieu
- Many hidden inner Odessa yards
- Deribasovskaya Street (the main street)
- Primorskiy Boulevard
- Mother in law bridge
- The building with one wall
- Shakh Palace(exterior)
- Pushkin Museum(exterior)
- Archeological museum(exterior)
Odessa half day city tour is fulfill with a lots of interesting stories about modern life of Odessa and Odessits and enriched with lots of historical facts and beautiful architecture. Perfectly suits for small group of travelers size from 1-4 person or 5-8 person. If you have larger group please contact me.