A walking tour around Odessa with the visit to a local market.
This tour is a bargain tour because of its price. The price is low, because the tour is for daring people, who dare to walk for five hours (with the possibility to stop and have a drink or lunch along the way). The places we'll visit:
Potyomkin stairs, monument to Duc de Richelieu, Mother-in-law bridge, Palace of Shah, Monument to the Bribe, House with Atlases, Primorski boulevard, town hall, Opera house, Wax museum (outside only), main street - Deribasovskaya, City
Garden, , Passage, Sobornaya square, monument to prince Vorontsov, St. Transfiguration cathedral and an extensive shopping area for souvenirs, Odessa post office, kirch (Lutheran church of St Paul, built in 1825-27), Ukrainian market, called "New Market".
This tour is also available on wheels. Contact me for prices.
We'll start at your location. We will see the Potyomkin stairs from below and from the top. At the top, encounter the founder of Odessa, Duc de Richelieu. Then - Mother-in-law bridge with the magnificent view of the harbour, Palace of Shah, Monument to the Bribe, House with Atlases, Primorski boulevard with an open archeological site, the remnants of Russian-Crimean war, town hall, Opera house, Wax museum (outside only), main street -Deribasovskaya (pedestrians-only zone), City Garden, with statues and fountains, Passage - an architectural wonder with boutiques, Sobornaya square, St. Transfiguration cathedral and an extensive shopping area for souvenirs (allotted special time). Then we'll walk to Odessa post office, kirch (Lutheran church of St Paul, built in 1825-27), and visit a Ukrainian market, called "New Market", which sells food, clothing, household items and more (functions since 1812).
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I'll meet you at your location.
End location: I'll drop you at your location.
Duration: 5 hours
Estimated Local Cash Needed
300 hryvnia - Because it's so long we usually stop for lunch in the local Ukrainian food cafe. It's to pay for lunch. Or you can just pay with your card.
I have drives who drive cars, little mini-cabs, mini-cabs and large tourist buses, so we are able to serve from 1 to 45 tourists on any given tour. Check my profile for the photos of the vehicles.