"Pearl of the Black Sea”, "Southern Palmyra", “Odessa-mama” – however you call it, it is one of the most colourful cities of Ukraine. Odessa is the third largest city of the country following Kiev and Kharkov, main culture, scientific and resort center of the Northern Black Sea region.

If you are happen to be in Odessa, there are many places you should visit, in particular main of them are: Deribasovskaya Street, Odessa Museum of Western and Eastern Art, the monument to Duke de Richelieu, V. Vasilko Ukrainian Academic Theater, Vorontsov Palace in Odessa, Odessa City garden, Earls Tolstoy Palace, Novikov Palace in Odessa, Odessa Catacombs, Odessa Literature Museum, Wax Museum “U baby Uti”, Odessa Movie Museum, “Filiki Eteria” Museum, Anchor Museum, Folk Museum of the history of internal affairs in Odessa region, Odessa Regional Philharmonic, Odessa Zoo, Odessa Culture Center, Odessa Museum of Numismatics, Odessa Museum of Holocaust.

One can specify all city amenities endlessly: Odessa is already a point of interest. It is worth noticing famous Deribasovskaya Street, Moldavanka and Primorskiy Boulevard, picturesque Pushkinskaya and Richelieu streets, a unique complex of underground working-outs “Odessa metro” and Odessa catacombs, remains of Turkish Fortress in Taras Shevchenko park, Church of St. Mary Magdalene, The Transfiguration Cathedral in Odessa, as well as famous museums.

The city is situated on the North-West coast of the Black Sea, in the borderland between North and Central Europe to the Middle East and Asia. It was founded in 1794. The third largest city of Ukraine following Kiev and Kharkov, main industrial, cultural, transport, scientific and resort center of the North Black Sea region.

Odessa is the city of romance, art, humor, poems, theatres and museums. Sun-bleached heath some time ago evolved into the city surrounded by green plantings, the city distincting by its culture, formed by different peoples, the city combines architecture styles of different periods, the city that venerates its traditions so far that sometimes it seems that besides Moldavanka, Peresyp and Mishka Yaponchik there were nobody and nothing more in Odessa. Actually the history of Odessa is very rich, for a short period of time the city attained international fame, turned into one of the main traffic artery of the country. Resort Odessa is attracting more and more tourists and visitors year by year. Historical, architectural, cultural traditions of the city of Odessa represent a huge scientific material for researchers. Sometimes in the seaport you can see cruise liners, as large as five-floor houses – firm confirmation that history of the city of Odessa, its architectural and historical glory are known far beyond our country.
As talk in Odessa - it is necessary not only to see Odessa, but also to hear, breathe, feel, taste. Odessa is not a station and not an airport, and even not Primorsky Boulevard and not Deribasovskaya Street - more precisely, not only it. Odessa is a mix of baking sun and soft sandy beaches, tall Odessa stories and original humour, brilliant phrases and brilliant poems, popular jokes and just interesting books.

Odessa fascinates by its architecture. Odessa is the city, which collected the most various styles of architecture. Some buildings in Odessa represent the mix of different styles in architecture, others refer to a certain century, ones are constructed in a style of the Renaissance, others in a classical style.
Streets of Odessa - walking on them, you will see absolutely other city. In each city there is the most original place. Such place in the city of Odessa is the Potemkin Stairs, some kind of entrance to the city from the sea.

It is necessary to remember also another monument of architecture. The Odessa Opera Theater – one of the best-known monuments of world culture, the hallmark of the city. The Opera Theater in Odessa ranks the well-known Vienna Opera Theater by its beauty and other pearls of the European architecture.