Explore the best of Odessa on a cheerful walking tour with a local guide and discover interesting facts about the city. Odessa is well known for the festive atmosphere of a resort city on the Black Sea coast with endless beaches, restaurants, and cafés. However, the city center is also of great interest to first-timers and this tour will give you a perfect introduction to the beauty of the city.
You will meet your guide in front of the famous attraction of the city, the Opera and Ballet Theater, built in 1887 and considered one of the most wonderful in Europe. You will then walk through the most famous street of the city, Deribasivska. Some of the finest restaurants and cafés are located there and your guide will give you tips on where and when to go in your free time. Discover the Monument to the 12th Chair and learn its history.
Next, you will visit the City Garden with a lovely fountain. Not far from it there is a magnificent Passage, the 19th-century shopping mall. You will continue your walk through Prymorski Boulevard, in the shade of old sycamore trees, and see the uncovered remnants of an ancient Greek settlement, which used to be on this place.
Take a look at the must-see attractions of Odessa: the Potemkin Steps and a monument to Duke de Richelieu, the founder of the city. You will hear the story of Odessa's foundation and enjoy a panoramic view of the gigantic harbor. This tour is the best choice for the first acquaintance with Odessa.