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Catacombs of Odessa

Opens in 27 min: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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The oldest official underground museum. Situated in the isolated part of catacombs. To avoid any delays and book individual tour please contact us in advance.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Nerubayskoye 67661, Ukraine
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+380 94 712 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We went with a group of 5 people and it was in my opinion the best size for the group, since it would not be expensive and you can hear and see everything the guide is speaking and showing. We had an excellent guide by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mihkel M
Reviewed 29 July 2018

It well worth the drive. Despite being mostly the mock-ups, as original locations are much farther deep into the mines. Nevertheless it offers a very good impression of what it was - to live and fight under ground without light

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AndersUA
Reviewed 12 July 2018

I had a private tour of the Odessa Catacombs and it was a historical and educational experience. It was simply amazing, an experience I'll never forget. The first underground stone mines started to appear in the 19th century while vigorous construction took place in Odessa....More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Jim H
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Located about six miles north of the city, the catacombs offer a glimpse into Odessa's more secretive past. During WWII, when Romanian forces invaded Odessa, the resistance took over the catacombs and carried out their sabotage work from underground. Sleeping by day and venturing out...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CJW913
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The tunnels, used to house the headquarters of World War II partisan resistance fighters, is located in this suburb of Odessa. The price of the tour is inexpensive and guides are available. However, many guides speak only Russian. The network of tunnels is amazing. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Joelyn O
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This was a pleasant history and educational place to visit while in Odesa. It was interesting to see how the people of Odesa resisted and survived during the war. Also amazed to learn how many miles of "catacombs" actually exist here.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay in Odessa where I was for the first time. I thank Egor for his helpfullness although we two could never get to learn eachother personally... H is a real embassador and worthy representative of his country! Only these experiences will cause...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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egorodessa, General Manager at Catacombs of Odessa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you so much. Hope to see you next time in Ukraine!

Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

This was a fascinating lesson in learning how the partisans lived during WW2. They made ammunition, communicated with the outside world, made meals, schooled their children and made a difference in the quest to win the war. You walk down gradually to a lower level...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

I did not know I was going to this attraction, until we actually got there (friends were providing a small surprise). Although I had heard about the Catacombs before, I didn't think I'd be interested to visit. But, the surprise was just how interesting the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is a must do when in Odessa, There was a group of 6 of us and we got dropped outside a local neighbourhood with no sign of an entrance, then the guide met us , and after a bit of health and safety ,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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