DISCOVER LOCAL ATTRACTIONS
Stay at La Gioconda Boutique Hotel and discover countless things to do in Odessa.
It is only a short walk to Odessa greatest attractions from La Gioconda Boutique Hotel:
M.Vodyanoj Theatre of Music Comedy – 850 m
Deribasovskaya Street – 2 km
The Opera and Ballet Theatre – 2.3 km
The Potemkin Stairs – 2.5 km
Arcadia – 5.3 km
Odessa National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet is one of the most beautiful theatres and an architectural masterpiece of world level, included in the list of 11 Exceptional Eastern European Sights in the opinion of Forbes Magazine. Not in vain an architect Ferdinand Fellner, after his arrival to Odessa on the occasion of the new theatre building opening, exclaimed: «Odessa theatre is the best in the world!» It is worth mentioning that the Opera Theatre has been a centre of social and musical life of Odessa for many years.
At the Odessa Academic Theatre of Musical Comedy named after M. Vodyanoy You can enjoy classical operettas, as well as musicals, rock operas, musical comedies and fairy tales. The theatre troupe is renowned for its enormous creative potential today. In addition, the theatre is an official festival viewing palace of the Odessa International Film Festival.
The Potemkin Stairs designed by architects Avraam I. Melnikov, Francesco Boffo and Pot’e is a symbol of Odessa, a prominent historic landmark, which is a part of World’s 10 Most Famous Stairways (Amazing Staircases). Its front sea entrance has been immortalized in filmmaking owing to the film Battleship Potemkin directed by Sergei Eisenstein.
Deribasovskaya Street is one of the principal calling cards of Odessa. The main pedestrian street of the city has received its name in honour of its first mayor – José de Ribas. A great number of historic landmarks and sights, as well as numerous restaurants and cafes are located at the legendary street.
Arcadia – the most popular district of entertainment and center of Odessa club life – shall surprise You with a great number of restaurants, clubs, beaches and trade and entertainment complex. This district has been named in honour of a mountainous region of Greece. According to legend, only peace, rest and happiness reigned there.