House with Atlants
Located in the historic part of Odesa, the House with Atlants is a monument of architecture. It is included in the Top-4 of the most beautiful buildings in the city and it is rightly considered one of the key sights of the Southern Palmira. Built at the turn of the XIX and XX centuries, the stunning building, which has become the true city’s adornment, was commissioned by German family, Falz-Fein,

Port of Odesa • Odesa
Port of Odesa
Port of Odesa • Odesa
Located in the very heart of Odesa, the seaport is one of the city’s visit cards and a starting point for the major part of the tourist itineraries. The Port of Odesa impresses with its size: it is one of the busiest cargo and passenger ports in Eastern Europe, and it houses one of the largest passenger terminals that is reckoned to be an individual attraction of the Southern Palmyra. The whole

Odesa Archaeological Museum
The Odesa Archaeological Museum is one of the oldest in Ukraine. Located in the very center of the city, the museum space is housed in a splendid building, constructed in Neo-Greek style in the middle of XIX century. Thanks to incredibly rich collection of unique antiquities, the Archaeological Museum is a real treasury, which keeps safe priceless cultural heritage. It is also included in the top-

Privoz Market • Odesa
Privoz Market
Privoz Market • Odesa
Local residents state that Odesa starts from Privoz. And it is really so. It is the largest and the most famous food market in Ukraine that is situated in the Southern Palmyra's historical center near bus and train station and reckons among Odesa's main sights on par with Primorsky Boulevard and Potemkin Stairs. You can't discover Odesa in full, if you fail to visit this bright, loud and incredibl

Prince Vorontsov Palace
Odesa is famous for the multitude of magnificent buildings in 'royal' Empire style, which make up its unique and very attractive look. One of the brightest architectural monuments is rightly considered the Vorontsov Palace - the manor-residence of the Novorossiysk Governorate's governor-general, Prince Mikhail Vorontsov, whose twenty-year-long cadence is called the Southern Palmyra's golden age. T

Monument to Duke de Richelieu
Duke de Richelieu was an eminent personality who played significant role in Odesa's formation and development, and his statue that rises atop the legendary Potemkin Stairs is one of the Southern Palmyra's most famous symbols. The list of de Richelieu's great services to this southern town, which he called the best pearl in the Russia's crown, is endless. Being governor of Odesa and then its govern

DneproGES • Zaporizhzhia
DneproGES • Zaporizhzhia
This unique hydropower construction is (along with Khortytsia) the symbol of Zaporizhzhia . DneproGES is the oldest hydroelectric power station on the Dnieper River; during its early years, it was the largest in Europe. Today, it is not as powerful as many other hydroelectric stations in the world. However, it remains a familiar construction in Zaporizhzhia that embodies an entire epoch. It is sa

Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi (Akkerman fortress)
Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi, which recently celebrated its 2500th anniversary, is considered to be the oldest town in Ukraine. Along with Rome and Athens, it is among the ten most ancient towns in the world. For the majority of tourists, the town’s man attraction is the - Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi(Akkerman) fortress. It is the biggest fortress in the country, and a unique monument to the defensive architec

Opera House • Odesa
Opera House
Opera House • Odesa
The Odesa National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet is a real gem of 19th century European architecture, and one of Odesa’s main treasures. This theater, which strikes the eye with its beauty and grandeur, is among the town’s oldest cultural institutions. Built in the Viennese baroque style and considered to be one of the world’s most wondrous theaters, the opera house is famous not just for
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