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Odessa: Boulevards, Opera and the Potemkin Steps

Opera House, Odessa.

Opera House, Odessa

 

The Potemkin Steps.

The Potemkin Steps.

Odessa is one of Europe’s great cities. It has long, tree lined boulevards flanked by impressive buildings. It has a beautiful opera house, and its historic centre is high above the port, at the top of the Potemkin Steps, the city’s best known attraction, made famous in Sergei Eisenstein’s 1925 film, The Battleship Potemkin. Continue reading