Private Odessa Criminal History Tour
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Private Odessa Criminal History Tour

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Pass By: Green Tour Ukraine, Chernogorskaya st. 17/14, Kiev 01103 Ukraine

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Pass By: Green Tour, Odessa Ukraine

Local Tour Operator

Stop At: Deribasovskaya Street, Odessa Ukraine

Find out the most thrilling stories about the dark past of Odessa city! After meeting your local guide, at the reception, the journey will start. The fascinating criminal history of one of the most beautiful Ukrainian cities, Odessa, starts from the very day of its foundation. Being a new port city with tempting opportunities to get rich quickly, the city attracted many people with a dubious reputation.

During the tour, you will see the most significant places of the criminal Odessa, including the famous Shevchenko Park, where one of the legendary fortress’ walls is still visible, and the customs’ office. Moreover, you will visit such intriguing crime-related places as Myasoedovskaya and Moldavanka Streets, the quarantine harbour and the famous “Chumka”. The Moldavanka district became popular because of Mishka Yaponchuk, the famous chief of Odessa mafia, who was born here.

Moreover, the higher robbery academy, preparing “staff” for both the Russian Empire and campaigns abroad, was operating in Moldavanka. Odessa was a home for numerous legendary thieves, pickpockets and tricksters, including well-known Sonka the Golden Hand and others.

Walking through the streets that once were home for the famous gangsters, the criminal past of the XIX-XX century’s Odessa will surprise you with its scale and intensity. Walk into the mystery, and uncover the secrets of Odessa’s dark past!

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

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  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
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