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Potemkin Steps

Primorsky Boulevard, Odessa, Ukraine
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“walk up” (15 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Primorsky Boulevard, Odessa, Ukraine
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

its stairs, whats the big deal about it? besides the view from there isnt the best. id expected a promenade and a beach maybe, not some frikkin container harbour and terminal...

Thank Paolo P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is the place to see and be seen. It connect Primorski boulevard to the Odessa Sea Port . The stairs are considered a formal entrance into the city from the direction of the sea and are the best known symbol of Odessa.The stairs were...More

Thank Marishecka
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice to see, but nothing super exceptional. But there is an historical touch to it. The view is not exceptional, but stair lead to the famous Ekaterinskaya square , so a logical continuation of the visit of the town.

Thank Patrickc69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

That's ok but nothing special. It has been repaired recently. I live nearby so visit it often but it's not something that would impress you much.

Thank Кристина М
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The steps are quite exerting, however it cuts right through to the port and has some very interesting features. Up on the hill, it leads to very interesting donated mini parks such as Istanbul/Odessa park and seoul/odessa. Very good quality children’s playground that rivals any...More

Thank Devraj D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This and the passage and other salient points as stand alone attractions are not attractive. They need to be combined on a city tour of either the walking or driven variety. The steps are steps however wide and long they might be. Take the 1...More

Thank david-Christina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a cruise along the Dnieper river in Ukraine we moored near the base of the steps and they are well worth seeing. I would recommend riding up the steps and then walking down as there are an awful lot of steps.

Thank JMB50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Odessa landmark, get to know the story and enjoy the sorroundings. Go down the steps and take the furnicular back (UAH3)

Thank Aeronaut65
Reviewed 17 October 2017

These stairs (192 steps?) are very well known as thery are the background of one of the most well known scenes of Einsenstein's film Potemkin battleship. They are busy to arrange the park on each side of it

Thank Thierry V
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Worthwhile to visit. Though I thoought that it would be larger ... Very beautiful surroundings towards the city and the promenade.

Thank Claude M
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John F
5 April 2015|
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Response from Scott_M_From_Utah | Reviewed this property |
Aren't you a little late asking for...whatever you are asking for? Kamaaina rates,,,for what? Walking up a bunch of stairs?