Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater
The first theater in Odessa on the time of construction, value and popularity. The first building was opened in 1810 and burned down in 1873. The modern building was built in 1887 by architects Fellner and Helmer in the style of a new Viennese baroque. The theater was conducted by P.I. Tchaikovsky, N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov, S.V. Rakhmaninov, sang Fedor Shalyapin, Salome Krushelnitskaya, Leonid Sobinov, danced Anna Pavlova and Isadora Duncan. Alexander Pushkin mentions the Odessa Theater in the novel “Eugene Onegin”. Forbes Magazine included Odessa Theater in the list of the most unusual sights of Eastern Europe.
Address: Tchaikovsky Lane, 1
Deribasovskaya Street – one of the central streets oof Odessa, is one of the main attractions of the city. The total length is 945 m.
The roadway is lined with stone blocks. Since the end of the 20th century, most of Deribasovskaya has been closed to traffic and is a pedestrian zone. Deribasovskaya is a popular place for festivities. There are numerous cafes, restaurants and shops on Deribasovskaya Street. The City Garden adjoining the street, the first in Odessa, is also popular.
The City garden
The City Garden – is a park located in the center of the city of Odessa, on Deribasovskaya Street. The oldest public park in the city.
The garden was founded in 1803. Сoncerts are often held there.There are many cafes and restaurants.
Primorsky Boulevard – Boulevard in Odessa, located on the edge of the city plateau, starting from Dumskaya Square and ending at the Vorontsov Palace. Boulevard – one of the best urban planning ensembles of classicism architecture in Ukraine, successfully communicates the central part of the city with the sea and is the main facade at the entrance to Odessa from the sea.
On the one side of the boulevard there are a lot of cafes, restaurants and hotels, on the other – Istanbul and Greek parks. The majestic Potemkin Stairs descends from the boulevard to the passenger terminal of Odessa port.
Today, the Marine Station in Odessa is considered to be the largest and the most modern Marine Station in Ukraine. It has an amazing design and incomparable visual appeal, and also boasts excellent technical equipment, which allows this station to compete with the best passenger terminals in Europe.
Odessa Marine Station was built in 1968, and in 1993 it was completely reconstructed. And today this passenger terminal can annually take up to 4 million passengers, among which there are both citizens of Ukraine and foreigners from all over the world.
Address: Primorskaya str., 6
The “Langeron” beach is extremely popular beach in Odessa.,the well-known route “Health” originates in this area and connects many Odessa beaches, stretching all the way to Arcadia, special electric vehicles run through it, which for a fee will take you to any part of the «Health» Route. . Dolphinarium Nemo is located on the left side of the beach, many restaurants and cafes are located along the seafront.
Taras Shevchenko Park
Central Park of Culture and Rest. of T. G. Shevchenko is the largest park in Odessa, there are many beautiful alleys and greenery in it. Its length along the coastline is almost a kilometer, and 700m to the city. The main alley in the park leads from the central entrance (Sabansky Gate), past the Alexander Column to the Langeron Arch, and directly to the monument to the Unknown Sailor, the eternal flame, near which young men and women in the uniform of sailors (post number 1 of Odessa) always lead as well as the Walk of Fame, where the graves of the participants of the liberation of Odessa from the Nazis are located. In the park there is the largest stadium in Odessa – the Chernomorets stadium, as well as an amusement park with amusements and a favorite resting place of Odessa citizens and guests of the city – the «Green Theater.»
Address: Marazliskaya str. 1/4
The «Green Theater»
The Green Theater is an open-air amphitheater in Odessa. It was built in 1936 in Alexandrovsky Park (now the Central Shevchenko Culture and Recreation Park). In summer of 2015, the amphitheater was almost completely destroyed by the efforts of the volunteers Impact Hub Odessa and reconstructed into a functioning summer outdoor area with a stage, a lecture hall, eco-space, an open coworking and recreation area for the citizens.
Address: Marazliskaya str. 1/6