Private Walking Tour of the Palaces of Odessa
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Private Walking Tour of the Palaces of Odessa
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Private Walking Tour of the Palaces of Odessa

3 h
By walk
About this activity
Our tour start with know of the famous Vorontsov Palace and hear the story about the spirit of Emperor Paul, which leaves hear. Vorontsov Palace completes the architectural complex of Primorskiy Boulevard. It was build at XIX century as a residence of Mihail Vorontsov a new Russia Governor Count. The complex of over 50 buildings was construct by Italian architect Francesco Boffo, but the most famous stay Palace.

Than, our tour going to the Palace of Tolsoy Family commonly known as House of Scientist from 1934. It is one of the most vivid architectural monuments in Odessa. First of all, it’s famous that despite advanced age and difficult history, it could keep almost all of its interiors in its original form. The building in Russian classicism style was construct in the city’s center 1830.

The next interesting place what we visit in few minutes is Shah Palace. Constructed in uncharacteristic for Odessa neo-Gothic style, it stands out against other age-old buildings of the city. The intricate building of the Shah palace was constructed in 1852 to a design by the architect, Felix Gonsiorowski, for his compatriot, Polish tycoon, Zenon Brżozowski. It was erected on the site of the proposed military hospital. From 1909 to 1917, this charming building belonged to Persian shah Mohamed Ali who escaped from Iran, hence its name. his marvellous palace combines English Gothic and French Medieval styles and features beautiful windows and impressive towers.

Lastly you can visit the Literature Museum known as the Prince Gagarin's Palace and Museum of Art known as the Palace of the Naryshkin-Potocki family, monuments of early 19th century architecture. Also this tour you can enjoy by car what give you to easy touch the Palaces from your Hotel.
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  • Private guided tour
  • Meeting at the hotel
  • Walking tour, pick-up from the hotel by guide
  • Transport by private vehicle or by minivan or by minibus
  • Learn about the Palaces of Odessa and history
  • Tour includes transportation and hotel pick-up and drop-off (except walking tour)
Not included
  • Entrance fees to the Literature Museum and Museum of Art (about 2US$ per person per one museum)
  • Food and drinks
  • Extra service
  • Transportation in case of walking tour
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Another language speaking guide is on request
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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