Best Things To Do in Odessa, Ukraine

Whether you're visiting Odessa for a few days or are a localite, Odessa is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Odessa. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Odessa. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Odessa. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Odessa keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Odessa listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Odessa which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Odessa will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Odessa recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Odessa

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Odessa that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 84 Things To Do in Odessa
    Odessa National Academic Opera And Ballet Theater

    Tags: Entertainment, Performance, Stage Show, Theatre

    Address: Chaikovs'koho Ln, 1, Odesa, Odessa Oblast, Ukraine, 65000

    Timings: 11:00 am - 07:30 pm Details

    First built in 1810, then rebuilt in 1887 after it was destroyed by a 1873 fire, this late French rococo and Italian baroque theatre is renowned for its wondrous acoustics. Yet even now, built as it i...Read more

  2. #2 of 84 Things To Do in Odessa
    - Used in 337 itineraries
    Deribasovskaya Street

    Tags: Streets

    Address: Derybasivska Street, Odesa, Odessa Oblast Ukraine

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Named after José de Ribas, the mayor who lived on the street, this road was made into a pedestrian walkway in 1984. Right next to the street is the famous City Park. The charming tree shaded bo...Read more

  3. #3 of 84 Things To Do in Odessa
    - Used in 207 itineraries
    Potemkin Stairs

    Tags: Landmark

    Address: Odessa, Odessa Oblast, Ukraine, 65000

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Originally known as the Richelieu steps, there is no more iconic structure in Odessa. The 27-meter rising and 142-meter long stairway is famous for a handful of reasons. Firstly, it’s designed t...Read more

  4. #4 of 84 Things To Do in Odessa
    - Used in 209 itineraries
    Primorsky Boulevard

    Tags: Walking Area, Boulevard , Streets

    Address: Prymorskyi Boulevard, Odesa, Odessa Oblast Ukraine

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Barely half a kilometre long, this is Odessa’s most beautiful street. It’s often thought of as an open-air museum thanks to its incredible examples of architecture and the exhibit of an an...Read more

  5. #5 of 84 Things To Do in Odessa
    - Used in 316 itineraries
    City Garden

    Tags: Garden, Fountain

    Address: Derybasivska Street, Odesa, Odessa Oblast, Ukraine, 65000

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Every city has at least one garden that’s iconic and emblematic of that city’s image. This is Odessa’s. Felix de Ribas, brother of José de Ribas, formed this garden in 1803. I...Read more

  6. #6 of 84 Things To Do in Odessa
    - Used in 116 itineraries
    Dolphinarium Nemo

    Tags: Aquarium

    Address: Plyazh Lanzheron, 25, Odesa, Odessa Oblast, Ukraine, 65000

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    There are two main attractions here. The lesser of this is the Oceanarium, an immersive experience of coral reef habitats, and various marine lifeforms. It also includes diverse climate explorations o...Read more

  7. #7 of 84 Things To Do in Odessa
    - Used in 267 itineraries
    Passage

    Tags: Hotel, View Point, Historical Site, Shopping Center

    Address: Odessa Passage Preobrazhens'ka St, 34 Odesa Odessa Oblast, Ukraine 65000

    Timings: 11:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Even though widely called a hotel this 1899 building by architect L.Vlodek is actually the cutest shopping and dining complex in the city. From the outside, it looks like a block, but once you step in...Read more

  8. #8 of 84 Things To Do in Odessa
    - Used in 214 itineraries
    Monument To Catherine Ii

    Tags: Monument, Square

    Address: Katerynyns'ka Square, Odesa, Odessa Oblast, Ukraine, 65000

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Built in the year 1900 by the architects Y.M.Dmitrenko and Donato Barkalaja, the monument is dedicated to Empress Catherine the Great, who ordered the construction of the city. It is also dedicated to...Read more

  9. #9 of 84 Things To Do in Odessa
    - Used in 246 itineraries
    Sailor's Wife

    Tags: Monument, Sculpture

    Address: Odessa, Odessa Oblast, Ukraine, 65000

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This bronze Monument on one end of the Marine Passenger Terminal here in Odessa show the young woman voice thing I lost her child as the wave through their sailor husband and father returning from the...Read more

  10. #10 of 84 Things To Do in Odessa
    - Used in 145 itineraries
    Lanzheron Beach

    Tags: Beach, Waterfront, View Point, Walking Area

    Address: Odessa, Odessa Oblast, Ukraine, 65000

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Odessa’s oldest and most popular beach was the site of the former Count’s home. It’s often compared to Brighton Beach in New York. It’s not very large, which makes it quite cro...Read more

  11. #11 of 84 Things To Do in Odessa
    - Used in 35 itineraries
    Secrets Of Underground Odessa Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 2-y Rozumovs'kyi Ln, 3 Odesa Odessa Oblast Ukraine

    Timings: 01:45 pm - 05:00 pm Details

    Beneath Odessa runs a network of old limestone tunnels, from which the building materials for 19th century construction projects were excavated. These tunnels, later expanded by smugglers, have not be...Read more

  12. #12 of 84 Things To Do in Odessa
    - Used in 128 itineraries
    Odessa Railway Station

    Tags: Historical Site, Station

    Address: Odessa, Odessa Oblast, Ukraine, 65000

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    First built halfway through the 19th century, this historic station was at that time the last stop next to the Black Sea. Connecting over 70 countries to this region, the station is an important freig...Read more

  13. #13 of 84 Things To Do in Odessa
    - Used in 74 itineraries
    Museum Of Interesting Science

    Tags: Science Museum

    Address: Shevchenka Ave, 4Е, Odesa, Odessa Oblast, Ukraine, 65000

    Timings: 10:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    This interactive science museum makes science seem magical and alive. Targeted at kids and families, it’s an intelligent and exciting collection of exhibits, experiments, shows (focused on chemi...Read more

  14. #14 of 84 Things To Do in Odessa
    - Used in 76 itineraries
    Muzey Konyachnogo Dela Shustova

    Tags: Museum, Adults

    Address: Mel'nyts'ka St, 13, Odesa, Odessa Oblast, Ukraine, 65000

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    If you're a connoisseur of fine brandy this museum will captivate you. Opened in 2013, the museum has a beautifully appointed decor, with attention paid to the historical feel of the place. The exhibi...Read more

  15. #15 of 84 Things To Do in Odessa
    - Used in 159 itineraries
    Privoz Market

    Tags: Market

    Address: Pryvozna St, 14, Odesa, Odessa Oblast, Ukraine, 65000

    Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The city of Odessa’s largest farmers market, and possibly the country’s too (and perhaps the largest in the world), was founded in 1827. Its growth was contributed to by the influx of diff...Read more

Activities And Tours

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