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Shevchenko Park and Khadzhibey fortress

Created: 29 Dec 2020  / Categories: Sights of Odessa

The name of the central park of culture and recreation of Odessa is not historical, it is associated with the policy of indigenousization, Shevchenko has never been in Odessa. The

Ancient city of Olbia

Created: 28 Dec 2020  / Categories: Sights of the Odessa region

The main wave of Hellenic colonization of the Northern Black Sea region was about 3 thousand years ago, but all the first colonies were destroyed for various reasons. Dynamics of

Berezan Island

Created: 26 Dec 2020  / Categories: Sights of the Odessa region

Berezan Island is a very controversial place among historians. For us it is the south, for the ancient Greeks and Romans it is north. Some argue that this is Herodotus’

Trayan’s shaft

Created: 26 Dec 2020  / Categories: Sights of the Odessa region

Trayan’s shaft is a very controversial topic in history and tourism, but very interesting. The case when the guide is obliged to present several versions of the origin of these

The Ancient Fortress of Tyras

Created: 18 Dec 2020  / Categories: Sights of the Odessa region

Tyras occupied an advantageous geographical position and played an important role in the ancient trade of the Northern Black Sea since the first settlement in the 7th and 6th centuries

Ackerman Fortress

Created: 17 Dec 2020  / Categories: Sights of the Odessa region

The name Ak-Kerman Turkish, in this case means the Southern fortress, because upstream of the Dniester in the Middle Ages was another fortress with the name Kara-Kerman, also built of

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