The benefits of travelling to Odessa, Ukraine comes to travellers in terms of educational, entertainment, and relaxation possibilities. With historic sites, museums and galleries, nightlife and unique shopping opportunities Odessa has something for everyone.
For those with a love of history Odessa has a wealth of sites to visit. Sites like The Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy cathedral await visitors. This Nickolayev church was built in 1795. Once the pride of Odessa this church was destroyed overnight by Stalin in 1936. In 1999, rebuilding of this national site was begun, and continues today. And The Potemkin Stairs are the official entrance to Odessa from the sea, designed by F. Bofford and took four years to construct from 1837-1841.
Museums and Galleries hold a wealth of history, art, and information for travellers to discover. Museums like The Archaeological Museum of Odessa which holds a multitude of antiquities from Odessa Grecian past. And galleries like The Odessa Art Museum which opened in 1899 display vast collections of fine art.
Odessa is known as “the pearl by the sea” and is home to a variety of unique shops, lively clubs, and fine spas for all your relaxation needs. The benefits of visiting Oddessa are many for families, groups, couples, or singles.