Learn about Odessa’s rich Jewish heritage on a private, 2.5-hour tour. Once considered the Jewish capital of the Russian Empire, the city is filled with traditions, stories and monuments with ties to this long cultural legacy. Travel in a private vehicle to diverse locations including the old Jewish quarter, the Central Synagogue and Brodsky Synagoge, while a private guide shares tales of the city’s most famous Jewish residents and important moments in the population’s history.It is considered that Jews have appeared in Odessa right from the moment of the foundation of the city. In the beginning of the 20th century Jewish community of Odessa was one of the biggest in the world. Famous Jewish entrepreneurs have made a great contribution to the development of architecture, culture and science of the city. However, there were also tragic pages in Jewish history in Odessa - pogroms and Holocaust, Soviet persecution and forced emigration.Learn all this facts from your expert guide.
See some of Odessa’s top attractions on a 2.5-hour walking tour with a knowledgeable private guide. Wander along the streets of central Odessa to admire its architecture and visit landmarks like the Odessa Opera House, the monument to Catherine the Great and the Potemkin Steps. As you walk, learn about the city from your guide.
The Odessa Pubs walk makes for truly memorable and entertaining experience. By focusing on the off the beaten path sights of the historic city center you can explore some truly fascinating places. Alleyways and entrances of the buildings become gateways of discovery. You find yourself gazing upon parts of Odessa that you would never dream existed.The great thing about this walk is that you spend about twenty minutes getting to know an area and then you take a break in one of its pubs with “history”, which are hard to find. Here you can enjoy a drink, absorb the ambience, and discuss what you have heard so far with your guide. Once you have finished your drink, your guide will bring you back on route before stopping off at another hostelry for a break and more discussion. And thus the evening progresses until you have explored and got to know the area.So, looking for a walking tour with a difference? Consider the Pubs Walk and discover a whole knew side to this fascinating city.
Local enthusiasts will do all the best possible to introduce Odesa in so short time as 2 hours.The route may include some top popular and some totally unknown places to visit. The tour flexible and based on the interests of our visitors and tour guide view. So, bring your positive emotions to exchange)Why is it so cheap?- We are not professionals but inspired.- We want it to be suitable for most people.- Donation-based. Your tips and reviews inspire us to move on.Let's go!
If you’re a non-traditional traveler, you’ll love this tour of the Odessa Catacombs. Private transportation from your hotel takes you to the outskirts of the city where you and your guide will explore an abandoned underground world. Pass through long corridors and mazes at your own pace, while your guide tells you the history of the catacombs.
Every city has something special. For Odesa one of its distinctive feature is old courtyards. We will enter the secret corners of Odesa, with the spiral staircases, well holes, interesting balconies, beautiful doors and laundry on the ropes. And of course the main attribute of our courtyards is a cat.
Travel back in time to the Soviet Union period on a private day trip to Transnistria from Odessa. Explore the main sights of the unrecognized country and see Soviet-style buildings, old-fashioned public transport and monuments to Lenin, Suvorov and Gagarin. With an expert guide, you will visit the cities of Bender and Tiraspol and learn interesting facts from the history and present of the “country that doesn’t exist”.
Odessa is Ukraine’s favorite holiday destination. Its culture, romantic beaches, perfect climate calls you to visit this beautiful city. Odessa is known for its 19th century architecture. Do you know that grand staircase; known for its very ceremonious way to enter Odessa from the port was built as a gift of love? Whose masterpiece is Opera and Ballet House of Odessa? Why Deribasivska Street is called Odessa’s beating heart? Parks, gardens, boulevards will lead you through the fairy tale city with lavish Academic style buildings during the day and will invite you to the wildest parties in the Ukrainian Ibiza at night. With charismatic local guide you will visit Odessa Opera House, Derybasivska Street, Potemkin Stairs, Vorontsov Palace, Walk by the harbor and hear incredible secret stories about major seaport on the Black Sea.
Odessa has always been a city of culture and art. This holiday city always was an inspiration to many artists, bohemians, movie makers. The Museum of Modern Art is telling many stories of 20th century culture and cinematography. Why Odessa is called wild Ukrainian Ibiza? In which movies have you seen pedestrian Derybasivska Street located in the city centre of Odessa? Will you remember iconic landmark from Eisenstein’s Battleship Potemkin? Would you go to Arcadia for the wildest parties in Odessa and concerts of world-famous stars? All the illegal trade secrets and history can be seen not just in movies, but in The Museum of Smuggling as well! With charismatic local guide you will visit Odessa Opera House, Derybasivska Street, Potemkin Stairs, Vorontsov Palace, Arcadia, listen to the incredible love stories about major seaport on the Black Sea.
"Week-end in Odessa" travel package will make you acquainted with southern capital of Ukraine - Odessa city. During 3 days you will see the main attractions and interesting places of the largest city at the south of Ukraine and find out about local culture, cuisine and entertainment.
Welcome to Odessa. During this amazing 2.5 hour tour you will see all the most popular sights and experience the best parts of the city with a local guide- me!We'll see all of the things you would see on an ordinary tour - they're certainly worthwhile. But I will also show you the special things that make Odessa great. I will show you some hidden places and inner yards that will help you to feel the soul of our city better!As your private tour guide, I can adjust the schedule, duration and activities to meet your needs. Please let me know of any special requests you have.
A Black Sea port of Odessa is well known for its beaches and 19th-century architecture. Underneath the city lie a huge labyrinths and tunnels known as the Odessa Catacombs. City history is impossible to tell without this fascinating place. Do you know that it was hiding place for Soviet Partisans during World War II? How big are catacombs? What historical events taken part underground of Odessa? This was a place where the smugglers sold their goods and thieves escaped from police! With the local charismatic guide you will discover a small museum on the Partisan movement, the Museum of Partisan Glory, tunnels, will hear secret love stories and history of different events connected with underground world of Odessa.
During our tour we will explore the most significant sights that played very important role for Jewish Culture and HIstory in Odessa.We will see the streets and houses where lived famouse poets, writers and politicians.Such as:Haim Nahman ByalikMeir DyzingoffVladimir Zeev JabotinskiyShalon Nahumovich Robinovich AleikhemShaul ChernyahovskiyIsaak BabelIsrael Rahumovskiy and many other intresting and historical spots
People have always been and still are enchanted by the art of painting. How about architecture and landscapes painting in the beautiful atmosphere of Odessa and enjoy its incredible beauty and unforgettable flavor? Combine your holiday with painting monuments of architecture and Odessa landmarks with professional painters and experienced teachers! We will give you good techniques and methods how to produce your pictures with oils or acrylics.Evaluation of the results after days of painting will of course be a challenging part of the tour. You will like it!
"Discover Odessa" tour will help to get acquainted with southern capital of Ukraine - Odessa city. During 5 days you will see the main attractions and interesting places of the city and region. Also you will travel to the largest Ukrainian fortress - Akkerman, where you can enjoy the especial taste of Bessarabian cuisine and local wines.
"Open Odessa" tour will help to get acquainted with southern capital of Ukraine - Odessa city. During 4 days you will see the main attractions and interesting places of the city. You will spend time in the unique place in the South of Ukraine, where you find the unforgettable combination of beaches, nightclubs, shopping malls, history and cuisine.
Odessa is the city port by the Black Sea. It has a major seaport that is the biggest in Ukraine and one of the most important on the Black Sea. In Odessa underground lies a huge network of tunnels known as the Odessa Catacombs. Derybasivska street is a perfect place for lunch, dining or just a walk to really feel for the city’s vibe. Did You know that Odessa is called the Ukrainian Ibiza at night? You will see the most magnificent buildings in the city. You will be amazed by its 19th-century architecture. Is Odessa really the most romantic Ukrainian city? A local charismatic guide will reveal the secrets and interesting facts about Vorontsov Palace, Odessa Opera House, Museum of Modern Art.
Bibliophiles seeking a closer connection to Ukraine’s famous authors will love a 3-hour literary tour through Odessa. After your guide picks you up from your hotel, set off to explore the A.S. Pushkin Museum-Apartment. Take the tour at your own pace and ask as many questions as you like. At the Odessa State Library, experience a unique ambiance and hear about the influence the writers had on the city.
You’ll explore the city’s rich cultural and historic heritage through the main landmarks, hidden sights and the area’s unique cuisine. Your personal tour guide will show you the city’s main landmarks and tell you exciting stories, which are hidden behind the facades of historic monuments. How you will make a difference At Active Ukraine we travel responsibly and encourage others to do so as well! Check out how this particular trip is helping you to make a difference and bring positive impact to Ukrainian community. • You interact with local people and get to know the real country • You contribute to the economic well-being of local communities by eating at locally owned restaurants. • Your guide is local and gives you in-depth knowledge about Ukraine
This is an amazing "inside out" tour of the Odessa's iconic sight! Tour the theater's magnificent exterior, marvel at its stunning interior and enjoy an exclusive backstage access. You'll stand in the orchestra pit and walk under the theater's dome, go two levels down under the ground floor and see the original and modern air ventilation and heating systems. You'll walk on the stage and find yourself right on stage behind the main curtain. And finally, you can take a seat (any one you prefer!) and take the ambiance of the stunning main hall in. And of course, we'll share with you a whole bunch of exciting stories and little known facts about Odessa's most famous sight. Join us to get this unique experience!
This is the “must do” Odessa walking tour, miss it and you’ve missed Odessa. For Odessa Through the Centuries group walk takes you through 200 years of the city’s history. Worried that you will spend 2hrs listening to a monotonous lecture packed with known facts and stats? Not at all! Each sight in Odessa is an exciting mix of stories hidden behind an architectural facade. To hear the stories is to experience the city. We’ll explore the secrets and splendors of Odessa’s main attractions. We’ll sneak a peek behind the facades of the historic landmarks. We’ll take you through the old neighborhood of the city center. Its concealed streets and courtyards are keyholes into Odessa’s past. They harbor everything. From traces of the city legends to a forgotten well, the only source of so precious back then drinking water in that area. It’s old, vintage Odessa, full of character and off the beaten track passageways. They take you into the time of Odessa’s golden age. Join us!
A walk through the largest system of the underground tunnels in Europe. Exclusive access to the authentic mines (aka wild catacombs), which are over 200 years old and keep original artifacts. A fascinating story of the underground Odessa: from the old miners to smugglers to revolutionaries to WW2 resistance.We'll explore how the miners created the tunnels. We'll see how the smugglers used the tunnels and hear fun stories of Odessa's criminals. A walk through the WW2 resistance quarters will take you back in time to Odessa's occupation and show how people lived under the ground. And as we get outside the tunnels, we'll glimpse at the local village and see the route we covered during the under the ground walk.
Get to know the city through the eyes of a passionate local. With no set itinerary, you can customize the tour or leave it up to the local for an insightful introduction to the city. Make travel about the people you meet not just the places you see.
Unveil all secrets and history of Odessa - one of the central cities in Ukraine! You will get to know interesting facts from past and present. Taste local cuisine and relax in a spa or dive into the city's nightlife (upon our guide's recommendation).If you book a tour on a weekend, visiting of local antique markets can be included.Accept those 8 sights in the list tour includes much more of the sights.Private / Individual excursions are also available!