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Jun 13th, 2006, 10:59 AM
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Summer in Odessa. Nice pix attached

Odessa is the city founded by Duke de Richelieu over two centuries ago. In 2006, September 2nd Odessa will be 112. Odessa city population rises over 1 million inhabitants. Administrative region centre along with Yuzhny and Ilichevsk city makes it a huge industrial and trading complex.

Developed network of the roads, the location of the city close to Danube, Dniester, Yuzhny Bug and Dnepr rivers as well as big Seaports of Odessa, Ilichevsk and Yuzhny makes it a unique in importing, lodging and transportation of the goods. It’s also a resort and tourist place.

The city is situated on the north-west coast of the Black Sea across the North and Central Europe ways to the Middle East and Asia. Odessa Seaport if a big gateway for import and export of goods. There is also located a luxury Odessa (Kempinski) hotel and Exhibition centre.

Steamer boats are at your service if you want to take a romantic walk along the sea seeing the lights and landscapes of the beach area.

The other side of the Seaport view opens Potyomkin Staircase that counts 194 stairs and leads up to Promorskiy Boulevard, a quiet square with Pushkin and Duke de Richelieu monuments. There is also a wedding bridge for brand new married couples and a veranda with columns built by Vorontsov for his ill daughter.

Thanks to amazing sanatoriums, beaches and entertainment complexes Odessa attracts a large number of tourists especially in summer time. Entertainment and tourist business is attractive and prosperous.

Odessa night clubs and entertainment areas are the places to visit either by a tourist or a native citizen. There is Arcadia beach, Luzanovka and Big Fountain entertainment areas that start their night work after 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday are barman show days and hot parties.

Restaurants in Odessa are of various cuisines: Ukrainian, Italian, American, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Thai food and of course McDonald’s fast food. The most attended places are Kumanets, Hutorok, Steak House, Buffalo 99, Mario’s, Katran and others.

Bars and cocktail clubs are of the value in summer time. Mojo and Riviera are most attended.

Big Fountain, Arcadia and Lanzheron beaches. What can be better than having a rest in the fresh air along the mounts and sea water? This is the right question if you want to hear an obvious answer. Dolphin park romance shows for adults and children and yearly celebrated Body Art festivals on May day take place in Lanzheron area.

In summer time the temperature rises to +25-45. This is a specialty of the subtropical climate in Odessa when you would need a parasol if you stay on the beach.

National summer holidays celebrated in Odessa, Ukraine:

June, 1st –Mother’s Day
June 28th – Constitution Day
August 24th – Independence Day

Summer in Ukraine is a holiday itself so you needn’t bother yourself finding more activities elsewhere. You can visit places of interest such as Opera place, Odessa Catacombs, Museums, City Park, Vilkovo, Belgorod Dnestrovsky fortress, Sofievsky park in Uman and a lot more.

Odessa is also well-known not as an economical centre only but as a cultural centre. There is a number of Universities, museums, libraries and places of cultural and educational fields.

But the main wealth of the city is its inhabitants. They have always been distinguished as business witty, enterprising and patience. Odessa is a multinational city of Ukraine where people of various nations live together. Since the very childhood the city inhabitants are bred as hospitable, cordial and people with incredible sense of humor. This is the reason why none of the civil wars took place and will not take place here in the future.

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Jun 13th, 2006, 12:16 PM
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They have mothers' day now? Do the still celebrate March 8 as international women's day?
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Jun 21st, 2006, 06:09 AM
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March, 8th is widely celebrated over in Ukraine. Mother's day is not as much popular among people as it's been set up after Soviet Union. Government never issues Mother's Day as an official day off. People enjoy working hours working for government
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Jun 21st, 2006, 06:25 AM
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Just be careful when walking around. Some of the pavements are in a terrible state. I narrowly missed falling into a huge drain lying uncovered!
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Jun 21st, 2006, 09:56 AM
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Hmmm, this sure looks like a commercial to me. Doesn't Fodors frown on that?
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Jun 21st, 2006, 03:10 PM
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Nice little précis on an interesting place. Poster *could* secretly be trolling for his dating service, but - hey - we don't have to bite, so - all's fair in love and war.

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Nice pictures! Yes, Odessa is a really nice city and a cool place to go on a cruise.But I think your resort will depend upon where you are going to stay in Odessa. I rented a flat. It was cool: independent hot water, air conditioning, your own PC with high speed Internet, a washing machine and so on. Of course you can choose a great variety of hotels. But believe me they are too expensive. The best choice you can make is to rent an apartment with the help of these sites renaissancesuitesodessa. com.or odessaapartments. dompavlov. com. It's easy, secure and cheaper, of course!
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I have been to Odessa only once and I would like to go there again. It is a beautiful city. What I liked the most was Opera House. It looks fantastic. Here are photos: http://www.worldwalk.info/en/catalog/612/ And actors play brilliantly. This is a must see place.
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