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City break in Odessa. Active leisure ideas for Odessa - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Odessa is a popular tourist destination in Ukraine which offers its guests various entertainments fitting each taste and budget. Open air leisure enthusiasts should necessarily visit the City Garden (Gorodskoy Sad). In the heart of the Garden guests will find great music fountain surrounded with benches and arbors. The garden will be a perfect place for hiking. This is a place of location of several popular restaurants.
Several years ago the city celebrated its two hundredth birthday. It was founded in 1794 by order of Catherine II. Odessa has always been the main port city of the Black Sea coast. Tourists … Open
The Odessa Zoo is a next must visit place in the city. The exploration of the nature reserve will be of great interest and pleasure as for adults so for the youngest visitors. Among its inhabitants the guests will find many species of exotic animals brought there from far countries. The zoological park has recently been reconstructed. It has got new modernized specious enclosures for animals. To hunt some memorable gifts as well as fresh foods tourists should set to one of the local markets.
The largest food market in Odessa is the famous Privoz offering its visitors the vastest choice of vegetables, fruits as well as fresh sea foods. Fresh shrimps and fish are delivered there right from the port area of the city. The visitors of the market will be stunned with low prices. Another attractive market is set in the park near the Cathedral square. The main goods offered there are souvenirs and art objects. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Odessa is a perfect city for families with children who can enjoy a variety of entertainment available here. The city has several beautiful zoos, and Bio Park is one of the most popular. The … Open
One will find there beautiful paintings, buy original decorations and finery and crafts made of sea shells as well as other crafts of local masters. Another interesting market to visit in Odessa is the Starokonny one. A few centuries ago the best horses in Odessa were sold there. Today the market offers various pets from common parrots and dogs to exotic spiders and snakes. Many people visit the market as a zoological park as in a variety of performed animals the market equals to a zoo.
In search of shopping entertainments in large stores tourists may visit such shopping and entertaining centers as Metro and Europa. Among hundreds of stores and boutiques located in the centers one will find tons of brand clothes and footwear fitting every taste and fancy. Tourists should also pay attention to a large choice of night clubs and bars being of great popularity among local youth and city guests. The Exit club will be of great interest for extreme party fans and unique atmosphere admirers. Blues fans are recommended to visit the Wild Z bar (Diky Z) which is located in the basement of one of the historical buildings not far from the city center.
Odessa meets its guests with numerous gastronomy establishments of different trends. Tourists will find small cozy cafés for sweets addicts, numerous pizza houses for genuine Italian treat … Open
Besides the zoo, Nemo Dolphinarium is worthy of mention and inclusion in any tourist route. Exciting shows of dolphins and fur seals will amaze you to the core leaving the most pleasant experience. The center is also noteworthy for the fact that each show is unique. Animal lovers are always welcome in Stetson Equestrian Club where they conduct high-quality horse riding training and offer delightful rides through the picturesque areas of the South Capital. This kind of entertainment will be particularly enjoyable for the youngest tourists. However, it is also worth taking them to the "House of Clowns" with its world-famous beautiful circus and comedy performances.
For those wishing to enjoy extreme sports while in Odessa, there are skydiving and rope jumping opportunities, and helicopter tours are no less popular. Of course, one cannot fail to mention well-organized Odessa's beaches. The most popular and populous beach is Langeron, and the most beautiful one is Arcadia. However, there are virtually no secluded beaches here - every beach has a chance to be crowded. All the beaches are equipped with everything vacationers might need for sunbathing and water activities. Here, tourists can try diving, SUP-boarding, and fishing trips. And, of course, ride a gorgeous sailboat - isn't it the dream of any tourist traveling to Odessa?
Cultural life in Odessa is rich in original holidays and exciting festivals. Many of the events are of global significance and attract a heavy traffic of foreign tourists. One of such events … Open
Odessa catacombs are known throughout the world as the longest (their length is 2,500 kilometers), which makes them a popular attraction among thrill-seekers and fans of unusual tours. Take the opportunity to book a tour from companies offering such entertainment to get a lasting impression of visiting the "South Palmyra". The right place to mention for active tourists is Forest Park Rope Town located in Gorky Park. This is a great place for both experienced players and beginners to challenge themselves. A similar park is located in Starobazarny Square, and is called "Flying Dutchman". A lot of pleasant impressions from various rope tracks await all comers.
Water parks are of equal interest to travelers, and the most popular one is Waterpark Odessa, which has long won the hearts of locals and tourists. It must be said, however, that it is mainly aimed at families so you won't find any extreme slides here. Well, several ones are available in another swimming center called "Hawaii". Besides swimming pools and water attractions, visitors can enjoy wonderful thermal zones and sunbathing platforms. For quality rest, go to one of the city's spa centers. For example, Siam Thai Spa with its gorgeous massage and relaxation rooms or Shanti Ayurvedic Spa offering a variety of treatments.
Each street of the city of Odessa features plenty of landmarks and monuments of historic significance. It is rather hard to distinguish the most important sights and landmarks among them. … Open
Virtual reality clubs enjoy great popularity in Odessa, and the most popular centers of this kind are Cube, The Lab, and Anvio. No less remarkable is FlySim where everyone can feel like a pilot and make their children's dream come true. The most popular bowling club is Papashon with its twelve professional alleys and four children's ones. Visitors can also play billiards represented by two types: Russian and American Pyramids. Besides that, guests of the club are pleased with a nice cafe.
Another great place for active travelers is Odessa Karting Club where they can get a unique experience lasting impressions. Locals and tourists appreciate ShelRocks Climbing Center for its high-quality mountaineering training, after which people are not afraid at all to climb real mountains. And yes, many do so - do some courses here to go to conquer the peaks. Ice Age is a great ice skating rink that can be visited at any time of the year, as long as there is a desire to go skating in Odessa. For those wishing to watch exciting matches, it is worth mentioning The Chernomorets Stadium in Odessa.
1. Odessa features a wide network of public transport including buses, trams and trolleybuses. A cost of a bus trip will totally depend of the length of a trip meanwhile a cost of a trip in … Open
The "Capital Of Humor" has every condition to try escape quests. “Vykhod” is considered the best center with a wide selection of themed rooms for every taste. It's hardly possible to list all the themes available. At the same time, all the rooms are perfectly designed and decorated, which cannot but please visitors. In Myshelovka Club, players are offered to choose from vampire, detective, gangster, circus, and other themes. Another interesting escape room center is Release Movie Quest where participants can try to get out of rooms themed after the films “Exam” or “The Shawshank Redemption”. You will have 60 minutes to solve the puzzle. Such leisure time is suitable for both novice and experienced players. It is worth noting that it'd be the best option to visit such clubs as part of a team - together with friends or family members.
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City break ideas for neighbours of Odessa

Guide to your best city break in Odessa - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Odessa - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Odessa?' disappears immediately.
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