Private Tour of Odessa Catacombs
Visit the mysterious underground world of Odessa Catacombs on a 2.5-hour private guided tour. The labyrinths of the Catacombs are spread for about 1550 miles (2500 km) under the city of Odessa and its surroundings. Many pages of Odessa's history are connected with the Catacombs. It used to be limestone quarries, a place where the smugglers sold their goods, and a hiding place during the World War II. Nowadays, it is a famous attraction and no visit to Odessa is complete without this tourItinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Catacombs of Odessa, Nerubayskoye 67661 Ukraine
Your driver and guide will pick you up from your hotel and you will head to the outskirts Odessa, Nerubayskoye Village, where the catacombs are located. The temperature in the Catacombs is about 57°F (14°С) all year round and they are one of the longest in the world. The Odessa catacombs don’t resemble the ones in Rome and Paris, offering you a brand new experience.
The history of this attraction starts in the 19th century, with the appearance of the limestone quarries. Odessa was a fast growing city and people needed a cheap construction material for the buildings. As a result, long underground labyrinths emerged under the city. It wasn’t safe and soon the mining was prohibited, however the catacombs have remained untouched till today.
Your professional guide will tell you many stories that took place in the catacombs and you will see how much this place means to Odessa and the citizens of the city. Once it was the place where robbers and smugglers hid from the police and you will hear a lot of facts about the criminal past of the city.
You will get a lot of new impressions after visiting Odessa catacombs; it is an unforgettable experience. After the tour, your driver will bring you back to the hotel.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Partisan Glory Museum, Pobedy Sq. 1, Nerubayskoye 67661 Ukraine
One of the most important pages of the catacombs history is related to the World War II, when Soviet partisans hid there. There is an underground Museum of Partisan Glory and you will visit it during this tour.
Duration: 30 minutesPass By:
Green Tour, Odessa Ukraine
Local Tour Operator
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"The temperature inside the Catacombs is 57°F(14°C); dressing warmly is recommended"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Not recommended for travelers with walking disabilities"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Duration: 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from any hotel or apartment in Odessa
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.