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Catacombs of Odessa

Nerubayskoye 67661, Ukraine
+380 94 997 9601
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Nerubayskoye 67661, Ukraine
+380 94 997 9601
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is a must do when in Odessa, There was a group of 6 of us and we got dropped outside a local neighbourhood with no sign of an entrance, then the guide met us , and after a bit of health and safety ,...More

Thank Pas66UKCan
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The catacombs of Odessa are a real surprise rarely heard about but very interesting. We started our trip in a taxi being driven across Odessa to our rendezvous point. We arrived at a very unassuming nissen hut by the side of the road surround by...More

Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Reputed to be the logest catacombs, much longer than those of Paris and Rome, these catacombs under Odessa are actually limestone mines and not burial chambers. At various times they were used by smugglers and Soviet partisans during WW 2. There is a war museum...More

Thank gyanfernando
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Interesting places with alot to see from cold war, 2nd world war, smugglers, bandits etc. If you don't speak Russian take an english guide! The Russian guide talks alot! So you need to wait long before you will move on to the next part of...More

Thank Martijn H
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

The catacombs are left in their "original" condition (whatever is left after the poor times of the post-soviet times) which was already great; no lights added which means you are walking around with a torch. Irina had great stories to share (in English) and made...More

Thank SunnyLor
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

It was such a different experience underground. Rumours say that there are lots of catacombs but guides can just show you a few. Very dark and cold tunnels. Don't forget to bring your flashlight.

Thank Mse S
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

For all it's perks as a beach resort city, the catacombs of Odessa are my highlight. It gives a good understanding of the terrible history WWII brought to the area. The best way to go is to get a private guide (400 per person or...More

1  Thank Al B
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Three hours of pure perfection, with an amazing guide, interesting stories from Odessa history. Catacombes are almost supernatural place, we lost track of time... We travel a lot, but visit to Odessa Catacombes was the best touristic thing I have ever experienced. And best of...More

Thank Ilina C
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Located about a 20 minute drive from Odessa. you cannot go through the catacombs alone without a guide. There is a local guide there but If you dont know Russian you need to arrange an english speaking guide at the city because walking around the...More

Thank Gul C
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Catacombs have been used by many different groups for smuggling and partisan fighting. Very interesting and unique to Odessa and it's history. A must do!

Thank Inna B
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