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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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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!
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
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
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