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Cossack cemetery of Usatovo village

Created: 14 May 2021  / Categories: Sights of the Odessa region

The Big Usatovskoye Cemetery is a historical necropolis located in the Usatovo village of the Belyaevsky district of the Odessa region. In the center of the cemetery there is a

Odessa Assumption Monastery

Created: 12 Apr 2021  / Categories: Sights of Odessa

In 1804, Metropolitan Gabriel, while in Odessa, met the Moldavian nobleman Alexander Teutul, whose possessions, consisting of two plots of 25 acres each, were located on the seashore, in the

The Odessa Opera

Created: 04 Jan 2021  / Categories: Sights of Odessa

The Odessa Opera House resembles a huge bonbonniere – a box for sweets. The official name of the Odessa Opera is the National Opera and Ballet Theater. The building is

Kuris Castle

Created: 27 Dec 2020  / Categories: Sights of the Odessa region

In the 18th century, many Greeks, Serbs, Bulgarians, Croats received land in Bessarabia, now it is the Odessa region of Ukraine. Orthodox rebels against the Ottoman Empire glorified themselves ...

Catacombs of Odessa

Created: 27 Dec 2020  / Categories: Sights of Odessa

The history of Odessa does not at all begin with Novorossiya, Potemkin and Catherine the Great. In the Ottoman Empire, this is the city of Hajibey, about which even a

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’

Borisovski Monastery

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

Borisov’s Women’s Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy Monastery is located on the Black Sea coast in southwestern Ukraine in the village of Borisovka. Historically, in tourism and pilgrimage it is ...

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