Odessa



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Official port name

Odessa Branch of the State Enterprise "Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority" (Odessa Sea Port Authority)

Location

46°32’ N, 30°54’ E

Address

1, Tamozhennaya Sq., Odessa 65026 Ukraine,

Telephone

+38 048 729 35 00

Fax

+38 048 729 36 01

E-mail

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VTS channel

14 ch VHF

Web

www.port.odessa.ua

 

Port facilities:

 

Maximum ship dimensions

Length: 330 mtr, Draft: 11.5 mtr, Beam: 40 mtr

Maximum air draught

58 mtr (limitation of Bosphorus strait)

Pilot

Compulsory

Tugboat

Not compulsory

Security facilities

Available

Gangway

Ship gangways to be used in port

Waste handling

Available

Fresh water

Available

Ship Repair

Available

Shore Power

Available

Anchorage

Available

 


Cruise passenger port facilities:


 

Tourist information

Available

City maps

Available for free

Terminal Building for Passengers

Available

Shopping possibilities at port area

Available

Restaurants and cafes

Available

Rest rooms

Available

International Telephone Connection

Available

Currency exchange

Available

ATM cash machines

Available

Internet access

Available

Mailbox

Available

Shuttle service

On request

Tourist coaches parking

Pier side

First (medical) aid

Hospital of the port

Tel: + 048 729 40 70

 

Distance to city center

0.62 miles/ 1 km.

Distance to airport

4.96 miles/ 8 km.

Distance to main train station

1.86 miles/ 3 km.

 
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Date of establishment

September 2, 1794

Time zone

GMT +2 (summer period  GMT +3)

Total area

236.9 km?

Population

1 mln

Restaurants and cafes

Accessible in any part of the city

Cuisine

Russian, Ukrainian, cosmopolitan

Shopping

Boutiques and shopping centers in the city center

Normal opening hours

10 a.m. – 8 p.m

Popular souvenirs

Souvenirs with humor, wood engraving, needlework

Credit cards

Accepted in major shops and restaurants

Police

102

Emergency

103

Public transportation

Bus, trolleybus, tram

 
Landmarks Print E-mail

• The architectural ensemble of Primorskiy Boulvard and Ekaterininskaya Square
• Potemkin Stairs
• City Garden (Gorsad), Deribasovskaya Street
• Opera and Ballet Theater
• Museums: archeological, art and craft, Western and Eastern art, private painting galleries
• Memorials and monuments: Unknown Sailor, Holocaust victims, defense of Odessa, Alexander Pushkin, Mikhail Vorontsov, Duke de Richelieu, Catherine the Great
• Palaces: Vorontsov’s, Novikov’s, Gagarin and Tolstoy Palaces

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In which city geniuses are born most of all? Who and where invented “Beef Stroganoff”? Who was the prototype of James Bond? Who was the first to invent cinematography? Odessa will tell!


Origin of the name: one of the versions assumed the existence of an ancient Greek city-state “Odessos” in the area of Odessa Gulf, which, however, appeared to be in the center of Varna (Bulgaria).


History: Previously, it has been assumed that in the place of Odessa there were no ancient cities, but in 2008 the excavations at the location of Primorsky Boulevard turned out to be a sensation: exactly here an ancient Greek city was situated, known to historians as Istrian Harbour. Glass dome, built over the ancient housing, immediately brings us 2,600 years back. In the medieval period our land was under the influence of the Golden Horde and the Crimean Khanate, then under the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Ottoman Empire. It was during the reign of the latter when in the area of Odessa an ancient settlement Khadzhibey was founded (1415). In its territory in the XVIII century the fortress Yeni-Dunya (New World) was built, which wall has been preserved to these days.

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