Odessa: Private Walking Tour through Palaces

Odessa: Private Walking Tour through Palaces

From US$ 36.51 per person

This marvellous guided walking tour will immerse you in the atmosphere of 19th century and reveal some secrets of Odessa's celebrities’ life. You will discover the splendour of the Odessa palaces and enjoy beautiful examples of Baroque architecture.

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Duration 2.5 hours
Starting times 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM
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Ukrainian, English, German, Russian

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the beauty of Odessa Philharmonic Theater
  • Discover Vorontsov Palace and take great pictures of Odessa from the Belvedere Colonnade
  • Stroll down Primorsky Boulevard – one of the most picturesque streets in Odessa
  • Find out more about The Flat House and its history
  • See a famous House with Atlantesand other architectural masterpieces of the city
Full description
Since the early 19th century Odessa has become one of the most important centres of economic,social, and cultural life. A lot of celebrities from all over the country owned houses in Odessa. it also became a favorite resort for many artists and writers. That’s why nowadays we have a great cultural heritage in this cozy and beautiful city. Odessa is often called “Little Paris” for its exquisite architectural monuments. The first place you will visit during your tour will completely confirm this statement. Vorontsov Palace, built in 1827, is one of the most adorable architectural monuments in Odessa and a great example of the past empire's style. Moreover, you would be able to enjoy the breathtaking view of Odessa from the Belvedere Colonnade. You will continue our tour by discovering a gorgeous palace of Tolstoy Family,which nowadays is known as the House of Scientists. It was built in the Classicism style and has a beautiful façade, decorated with stucco. Strolling down Primorsky Boulevard, we will see another magnificent architectural monument:  the Londonskaya Hotel. It was the favorite hotel to stay for many famous people, such as A. Chekhov, M. Mastroianni and F.Shalyapin. Another must-visit tourist spot in Odessa is the Shah Palace, which has not only a beautiful architecture, but also an interesting history. The palace is located not far from another architectural masterpiece: The Flat House, a building, which consists of only one wall. You will also see the House with Atlantes, which is considered to be the most beautiful apartment building in Odessa. Another splendid architectural monument: the Literary Museum is available for an optional visit at the end of the tour.
Includes
  • Private walking tour
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance tickets for optional visit of the House of Scientists. Please not this is closed on Sundays
  • Entrance to the Literary Museum. Please not this is closed on Mondays
  • Gratuities
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Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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In front of the Odessa Opera and Ballet Theatre

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Overall rating

4 / 5

based on 2 reviews

Review summary

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    5.0 / 5
  • Value for money
    3.5 / 5
  • Service
    5.0 / 5
  • Organization
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This tour is not properly named, no fault of the guide. It is NOT a walking tour through palaces. Most of the palaces in Odessa are museums/libraries, hotels or private. The others are all closed under renovation. This was a long walk seeing the outside of Odessa architecture. Since we did a morning walking tour with our guide (Natasha), this was an unnecessary extension of that tour. Just another way to do a walking tour.

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September 5, 2019

Sehr gute Stadtführung

Nadja hat uns alle interessanten Seiten von Odessa gezeigt. Es war super. Auf unsere speziellen Interessen wurde eingegangen. Sehr empfehlenswert. Nadja kennt sich grandios aus. Herzlichen Dank.

May 1, 2019

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