Built in 1837 and site of the famous baby carriage scene in Eisenstein's "Battleship Potemkin," the Potemkin Steps are the best place in the city to view the bay and busy harbors.
The trip takes half a day and costs 5 hryvnas for the Russian-language version. The Odessa Privoz is one of the biggest farmers' markets in the world and rivals those in lstanbul and Mexico City.As the saying goes, you can find anything up to and including nuclear devices at the Privoz, but a better description is everything that is edible and in season in the Cl S, plus a whole lot more.Services for booking and obtaining railway, airplane, theatre, and concert tickets are available.Odessans are proud of their architectural and cultural heritage. 1865), an opera and ballet theater (1809), a historical museum (1825), a municipal library (1830), an astronomical observatory (1871), an opera house (1883-87), and a picture gallery (1898), other museums and theaters.Some buildings display a carious mixture of different styles, and some are built in the Art Nouveau Style which was in vogue at the turn of the century.
A number of other buildings were done in Renaissance or Classicist styles which again returned to favor early this century. Another name of Odessa is "The Pearl of the Black Sea".Our city is old with great history and traditions…When you come you will have an opportunity to see the famous places such as Petemkin Steps, Opera House, Primorsky boulevar. It is the third largest Ukrainian city after Kiev and Kharkov, a major industrial, cultural, scientific and resort center in the Northern Black Sea region.During fair weather, Deribasovskaya is the sight for the best people watching, especially if you stop at one of the numerous cafes with outdoor seating; but after September, the wise go indoors.The City Park (Gorsad) near Preobrazhenskaya Street boasts dozens of craftsmen, strollers and musicians.In the very heart of the city there is the Odessa Museum of Western and Oriental Art.