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Duke de Richelieu monument

Primorsky Boulevard, Odessa, Ukraine
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  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
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“potemkin stairs” (10 reviews)
“symbol” (7 reviews)
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Primorsky Boulevard, Odessa, Ukraine
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice sculpture at the upper part of the Potemking stairs. Very nice view to the port and the sea ;).

Thank stefanprisacariu
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful sculpture left over by developed civilization that once populated this land, currently is being touched, climbed and rubbed by barbarians that don’t appreciate beauty of it. Sad

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

He had built the port and is still consider one of the founders of Odessa by many Odessites. The statue sets at the top of Potemkin Stairs. With many sights in the area, it worth taking a look.

Thank Jim H
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

At the top of the Potemkin steps stands the statue of Duc Armand de Richelieu, considered by many to be the founder of Odessa. He greets all ships coming to the seaport. As the mayor/governor, it is said that he turned the city into a...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

This is a landmark by which a local or a tourist can orient him or herself. It is right by the Potemkin Steps.

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

There is nothing special to write about. The monument is in memory of significant developer of the city and its region at all.

Thank Dima C
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

You have to look out for the bag of gold on this monument and rub it. It’s supposed to bring you money!

Thank Linda A
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

Read the history of the city of Odessa before you visit and then be awed by the monument! At the top of the Potemkin Stairs.

Thank catherine560
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

All you need to do is to get a right angle of the view. Besides, great view of the port and nice scenery of Odessa

Thank Vitali G
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

A descendant of Cardinal Richelieu, the Duke of Richelieu was the first mayor of the city. He helped to shape the early settlement. The statue pays homage to him but why in Roman attire is not so clear. It sits atop the Potemkin Steps.

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