Odessa is a beautiful city in the South of Ukraine, located on the Black Sea coast. Odessa is an administrative center of the Odessa Oblast, major seaport as well as economic, commercial, tourist and cultural center.
It is the third largest city in Ukraine after the nation's capital, Kyiv, and Kharkov, with a population of 1 012 277.
Odessa is traditionally multiethnic city. It hosts a number of nationalities, as a result Odessa is the most multinational city in Ukraine.
The multinational character of the city has influenced the architecture of public buildings, reflecting the Mediterranean style of classical architecture and in the planning of buildings and facade compositions, Italian and French decor is ubiquitous.
In 2009, the historical center of the port city of Odessa was officially listed in the preliminary World Heritagelist of UNESCO.
There are many theaters and museums in Odessa, a lot of them have a long and interesting history.
Sea-beaches, firth curative mud and mineral springs attract many tourists to come to Odessa, where the resort zone stretches for tens of kilometers along the Black Sea side.
The majority of beaches are sandy. Among them we may name the following:“Lanzheron” with Ukrainian largest all-year dolphinarium and seaquarium “Nemo”, “Otrada”,“Delfin”,“Arcadia” - one of Odessa’s visiting cards, beaches of the Big Fountains. Apart from sun, sand and healthy air, beachside offers various entertainments, cafes, restaurants and nightclubs alongside.