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Odessa: 2.5-Hour Catacombs Private Tour

Odessa: 2.5-Hour Catacombs Private Tour

From £109.64 per group up to 3

Discover a hidden jewel in Ukraine. The Odessa Catacombs consists of a 1,500 mile long tangle of corridors and rooms under Odessa wraps under and over and in upon itself.

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Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2.5 hours
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Ukrainian, English, Russian, French, German
Pickup included
Traveler's centrally located hotel or apartment in Odessa. Please choose the starting time of your tour when booking.
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  • See the Odessa Catacombs, stretching five times longer than the world's second largest catacombs, underneath Paris
  • Learn the history and construction of the catacombs
  • Benefit from the company of a private guide for a more personalized experience
Full description
You will be going into a suburb of Odessa known as village Nerubajskoe were you will visit catacombs. It is the only legal entrance to the Odessa Catacombs. This tour will help you to see the underground history of Odessa. The tunnels and rooms are 1 square kilometer. If it were laid out in a straight line, the labyrinth would stretch five times longer than the world's second largest catacombs, underneath Paris. No one knows how old Odessa's network is, but the catacombs were greatly expanded in 1794 when Catherine the Great sought limestone to build her city by the sea. Odessa, from the moment of its birth, was under construction on a stone of a shell rock which was extracted from the underground. Therefore, the city's underground labyrinths were formed and store secrets of the past. The history of the Odessa Catacombs represents a terrible monastery of criminality and simultaneously heroism in Odessa during the guerrilla period of occupation during WW II.
  • Private guided tour
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle, minivan or minibus
  • Entrance fees/ about 2 USD per person
  • Food and drinks
  • Extra services
  • Souvenirs and photos are available for purchase
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2-days of travel. In this case, confirmation will be received within 24-hours, subject to availability
  • Catacombs do not operate on Mondays
  • Please bring warm clothing for visiting the catacombs where is +15 celsius all year round
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Thank you to Natasha for the very informative tour about something I knew nothing about. I enjoyed the tour very much and would recommend it.

10 July 2021

very good guide. very interesting place. highly recommend a visit

23 May 2018

5 July 2019

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