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How to spend top weekend in Odessa - ideas on extraordinary attractions and sites

Odessa has so many amazing hidden places, cozy courtyards, and unusual monuments, which not all Odessa natives know about. Just turn into the next lane or a cozy courtyard of a residential building, and you will certainly be surprised. Fans of modern graffiti art will love a courtyard of house number 1 located in Catherine street. Here, the walls of historic houses are decorated with colorful paintings, and an old fountain preserved in the courtyard stands in contrast to the bright graffiti. Young artists managed to turn the old gray walls and a rickety fence into real works of art, which will be interesting to absolutely everyone to admire.
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
Walking further along Catherine Street, be sure to stop at house number 43. This one houses a cozy cafe where you can relax over a cup of aromatic tea. At the entrance to the cafe, there is quite an original attraction - a car with flowers. A small old blue car was turned into a living flowerbed. In summer, flowers are planted directly in the car's hood and cabin.
Cathedral Square is one of the most visited attractions in Odessa. It serves as the venue for a number of interesting cultural and entertainment events. If you visit the square on a Saturday evening, you can witness a pretty unusual action - an exciting fire show. It is organized every Saturday, and absolutely everyone can enjoy mesmerizing movements of fire tamers and free of charge. Copyright
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 … Open
If you miss your hometown while walking around Odessa, hurry to Duma street. Here, not far from the embankment, you'll discover a very unusual monument - a pointer showing the way to other cities of the world. All fans of unusual monuments should look for their hometown on the pointer and take a picture against it.
In Odessa, tourists are offered many interesting tour programs. Guests of the city can stroll through the most interesting museums, see the most beautiful architectural sights and monuments, or get acquainted with the city's exciting criminal past. Criminal Odessa Tour has been organized in the city for many years. Usually, sightseeing buses await tourists at the railway station, where they can buy tickets.
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
One more unusual place can be found in 14 Malaya Arnautskaya street. This is Pirate center, a peculiar museum where you can take many interesting photographs and visit a pirate house - a tree top hut.

One of the main secrets of Odessa is hidden in Vorontsov Lane. Here you can see the so-called Slim house - at first glance, it might seem that the house has only one wall. The secret of the original architectural structure is actually simple, but it can only be solved by visual inspection, not from photographs taken from a particular angle.
Looking for a well-designed cafe where you can relax in a casual atmosphere with friends? Welcome to Dial Cafe located in an alley between Greek street and Deribasovskaya street. This is the only cafe in the city where guests pay not for orders but for the time. Dial Cafe can hardly be called a cafe in the ordinary sense of the word - people come here to read a book, chat with friends, and make new ones. On Saturdays, it always shows interesting films on a large TV. Prices are more than affordable, which makes the cafe very popular with young people.
No tourist in Odessa will have problems with choosing interesting shops to visit. Here you can plan shopping for every taste. Among the most popular tourist goods are branded clothes and … Open

Make a Parachute Jump

If you want to increase the level of adrenaline in your blood during your vacation in Odessa, you should do parachuting on your own or in tandem with an instructor. You need to pass the instruction and pass the test to be able to make an independent jump. You can get on an An-2 plane and jump out of it at an altitude of 800 to 1000 meters.
Round parachute D-6, which is best suited for beginners, and a spare parachute Z-5 with the device PPK-U, intended for insurance will be used in this case. You will be issued the appropriate certificate after landing. You do not have to pass the test for a tandem jump. You can order a video shoot. The tandem jump will take place at an altitude of 2500 to 3000 meters. The free-fall time before opening the parachute by the instructor will be 30 seconds.
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

Fly on the “Shark”

You can take a flight on the "Shark" to get a vivid impression and see Odessa from an unusual angle. It is a light aircraft designed for one passenger and a pilot. You will be able to independently control the aircraft under the guidance of an experienced pilot during an air trip. You will be pre-instructed. You can enjoy all the sights of the city and the Black Sea coast thanks to the compact cabin with a transparent door and a large windshield. You can shoot a video clip and take beautiful photos.

Jumping and Slackline

If you decide to diversify your stay in Odessa with extreme leisure, which will remain in your memory for many years, you can do jumping. The Southern Bug quarry is located 20 kilometers from the city. The 35-meter-high Pervomaisky Bridge is located there. The organizers of risky entertainment will arrange a transfer from the hotel. They will also talk about safety. Then you will have the opportunity to jump from the bridge. You will be tied to a special rope. You can try your hand at slackline after that. It is walking on a tight rope.
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

Trip on a Balloon

Do you want to see Odessa and its surroundings from a height? You should contact the staff of the agency of flights "In the Sky". They will organize an unforgettable balloon trip for you. You will be taken from the hotel to the place where the air voyage begins. They will conduct a briefing. You can see how the balloon is being prepared for flight. Then the exciting 40-minute journey at an altitude of 1 kilometer will begin. You will be able to enjoy the fresh air, the view of clouds and the delightful landscape, shrouded in a light haze during the air journey. You will be taken back to your hotel after landing.

Fly on a Ultralight Trike

You will most likely be intrigued by the opportunity to fly over the city at an altitude of 4500 meters, while in the open cockpit of an ultralight trike. It is a hang glider equipped with an engine. The ultralight trike can make a soft landing, even if the engine is turned off. The tour in the sky over Odessa will last from 10 to 60 minutes, depending on your preferences. You will be able to see how the city and the sea look from a great height while traveling. The video camera will be located on the wing of the aircraft. Therefore, you can get a disk with a video about the flight after completing the air tour.
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

Feel like a Homeless Person

There is a unique method of getting thrills in Odessa. This is a homeless person game. You can try yourself in an unusual role. You will lose your home, normal food, good clothes, and the usual comfort. The game is played randomly or according to a scenario. It involves passing tests and traveling through the country of "Homeless Land" to get acquainted with its population, rules, and traditions. You will have to search for food and fight for shelter with real homeless people. You will panhandle. However, you don't have to worry about your safety. An employee of the company that organizes unusual entertainment will always be near you. He will be ready to help at any time.
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