On taking a tour round Odessa get ready to encounter a huge number of exciting locations where the great writers used to live or their immortal characters still do. National art critics estimated that more than 600 writers, poets and playwrights are associated with our city and have strong ties with Odessa.
During our tour “And so I lived then in Odessa… ” we mention nearly each of them: Pushkin, Gogol, Bunin, Gorky, Green, Olesha, Kuprin, Babel, Paustovsky, Bagritsky, Ilf and Petrov, Kataev and Inber, Mark Twain, Stevenson, Aleichem, Bialik , Zhvanetsky Do not miss the opportunity to have a stroll along the streets with rich literary spirit.
There is no street or lane in Odessa which is not connected to any famous writer.
Odessa was a city where countless writers used to live and write. Here is a part of enormous list of these places.
The building at Pushkinskaya (ex Italianskaya) street, 13 is a place where Pushkin used to live. There are two monuments connected with him: the first is in Primorskii Boulevard, the second is just there, under this building.
Odessa Opera House welcomed Pushkin, Mickiewicz, Gogol, Tchaikovsky and Chekhov.
Mark Twain got here to Odessa to see “Giant Stairs” that nowadays are known as Potemkin Stairs.
Moldavanka is known all over the world because of Sholem Aleichem
s, Babels and Zhabotinsky`s novels.
Literature Museum`s Garden contains/exhibits many original monuments connected with many and many writers.
It is only a part of a really long list of persons and places you will get to know during Odessa Literature Tour. Do not miss the opportunity to have a stroll along the streets with rich literary spirit!
Possible languages of city tour: English, Russian
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