Odessa is one of the most picturesque cities in Ukraine. You will fall in love with the city at first sight, feel the comfort and warmth of narrow streets, and marvel at the architectural creations of the old masters which invite you to Odessa.
Today Odessa is one of the most important economic centers of Ukraine, the third largest city after Kiev and Kharkov with a population of over 1 million people.
Deribasovskaya Street is the symbol of Odessa, there is a monument to the prominent architect, I.M. Deribas, who planned and laid a plan to build the old part of town.
Odessa Opera and Ballet Theatre, are the second most beautiful in Europe after Vienna, where the singing of Sobinov and Chaliapin was heard, and the performances of Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakov were seen.
Primorskiy Boulevard is an open air museum, which is situated on a high steep bank. The entire length of the boulevard stretches across four rows of century-old sycamores and maples, chestnuts and young limes; in these alleys were Gogol and Belinsky, I. Aivazovsky, and Lesya Ukrainka.
In the northern part of the boulevard is one of the most striking landmarks of Odessa, the Vorontsov Palace.
The main entrance to the Primorskiy Boulevard from the sea has always been the Potemkin Steps, which was built in 1837. It is one of the best places in the city overlooking the harbor and bay.
Odessa is not only known for architectural monuments and sights, but also its infinitely long sandy beaches. The total length of the urban beaches of Odessa is about 20 km. Every summer, the sea welcomes more than 200,000 tourists, who of course first rush to the sea. The most famous Odessa beach are Arcadia, Langeron, Otrada and Dolphin.
Summer in Odessa is the center of the music and club life in Ukraine. With the arrival and departure of heat in the evening begins the nightlife in Odessa - Clubs and discotheques, bars and restaurants are overcrowded by the tourists. There is entertainment for all tastes such as popular night shows and performances, concerts and much more.