The pearl of the Black Sea, a mythical harbor linked to the French history: a mixture of Mediterranean warmth and of humour with Jewish coloring, Odessa possesses a particular place in the heart of the Russians and Ukrainians. It is a cosmopolitan, eternally young city on the seaside, very animated especially in summer. In the XVIIIth century, Catherine II wanted to create in the south of her empire, on the edges of the Black Sea, the equivalent of St Petersburg. Even nowadays the city keeps many charms that will seduce you. If you have already planned your vacation at Odessa, use it to come to Kazantip
. If you've decided to go to Kazantip, don't hesitate also to visit Odessa!
Odessa has a lively nightlife, restaurants, bars and cafes, and numerous nightclubs, discotheques. The drinks prices and entry of the clubs are lower than in Kiev or Moscow but still higher than in Sebastopol in the Crimea. The clubs are generally open until 6:00 AM. The nightlife is very different in winter and summer: the summer partying and clubbing takes place at Arcadia Beach
. In winter the main parties are in the center of Odessa, where you can find many pubs, bars, nightclubs, particularly around the street Deribasovskaya and sea-port. A week of stay is not too much to enjoy Odessa. Whatever the season is, it is much cheaper to rent an apartment
at Odessa. The best apartments are located in the center. If you prefer to spend only a few nights, then a hotel of Odessa
is the better choice.
Arcadia Beach is the most famous place for partying in Odessa in the summer but it is difficult to predict from one season to another what will be the most popular place, the best attended: in order not to miss anything at Odessa we give you all the best addresses: beach clubs and night clubs. Arcadia is not far from the center but anyway you should get there by taxi. Odessa tourism is booming: the city receives thousands of tourists who want to make new experiences. The women of Odessa are of great beauty and they are a great contribute to the success of the city.
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Odessa Airport (IATA code ODS) is one of the largest airports in Ukraine. It has connections to many cities of Ukraine and many European capitals with direct flights. Kiev, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Riga, Istanbul, Tel Aviv, Vienna, Varna, Warsaw, Prague, Budapest, Antalya. Transport Airport "Odessa" is situated on the outskirts of the city - a distance of 1.2 km from the city building. To get to the right place passengers can take a taxi or bus No. 117 and the shuttle 129. Their stop is in the adjacent area to the airport. Both taxis can take passengers to the downtown for 30-45 minutes (depending on time of day and traffic jams). Price of taxis, waiting near the airport, is sometimes several times more expensive than a classic taxi services. If it's important for you, we offer local phone numbers in a taxi. For more information please check the site of the International Airport of Odessa
The railway station is situated in Odessa city center. You can reach the heart of the city: the street Deribasovskoya and the port on foot within 20 minutes if you do not have luggage ... Many tourists make the journey on foot along one of the most beautiful and the streets of downtown Odessa - by Pushkin. You can go to the territory of the railway station to the entrance side, without going into the building - then you'll immediately to the rail platform. When passengers rush to the train, they ask the taxi driver to take him to the side entrance (from the bus stop or zone Starosennoy). From the train station in Odessa you can get from all regions of Ukraine, the main regions of Russia, Belarus and also Germany and Poland. Check the train schedule time on the site of the railway from Odessa: Ukraine Train Travel documents can be purchased 45 days before departure. Buy your tickets at the service center will cost 10 hryvnia expensive. This option is useful for those who want to save time and avoid queues. Passengers with tickets purchased at the center of service can be free here. But even if you have not bought a ticket here, but want to live comfortably in a chair waiting for a train, then you must pay 10 hryvnia. Here you can watch TV, you can buy tea, coffee, pastries, recharge your mobile phone .. Call a concierge or taxi from the Service Center will cost 5 hryvnia. On the second floor there is a waiting room. Passengers with tickets are available for free here without tickets for the 12 hours of stay must pay 4 cents and 50 hryvnia. Here you can buy tea and coffee. Website: odessa station toilets at the station of Odessa is a resort hotel on several floors. Room for 3 persons at a price of 125 UAH. person. "Suite for 2 persons - 150 UAH per person. Superior Room for 3 persons - 140 UAH. person. One-Lux - 350 USD. Deux Lux - 380 USD. person. State Enterprise for freight and passenger railway Odessa: St. Panteleimonovskaya, 17 Tel. 38 (048) 727 30-96 Head of Station: Tel. +38 (048) 727 42 53. Zam. Station Manager: Tel:. +38 (048) 727 42 54. Website: train ukraine
A real miracle of the bourgeois period of the city. It is just necessary to see this marvelous spectacle!
A large stairway that begins at Primorsky Boulevard and descends to the port, immortalized by the cinema of Eisenstein "The battleship Potemkin". It offers you a remarkable panorama on the sea.
The religious monuments of Odessa
To visit Uspensky monastery, built in 1824, the church of Saint Marie Magdalene, the synagogue and the Muslim mosque
Promenade in the older part of the city
From the street of Deribasovskaya to Primorskiy boulevard, the best way to to discover the city is to have a walk in its centre with rather a Mediterranean than a Russian architecture, that has got a great influence of French and Italian style.
Odessa by night
It is in the district of Arcadia that you will find the best clubs Ibiza et Itaka, with open-air dancefloors animated every day of the week. One can mention the spectacular growth of night-life within two last years with many clubs in the city. Clubs attract regularly the Top of international DJ' S.
The factory of brandy at Odessa
The most ancient factory of this type in Ukraine. It was built in 1863. Later it passed under the management of the famous russian fabricant Shustov, who possessed few factories in the Russian Empire.