One of the most popular and interesting tour across Odessa is excursion on its numerous and various temples. And it isn't surprising, in the city there are most beautiful temples. Odessa always was the city international and multi-religious.
Along with orthodox temples, in Odessa there is a synagogue, Catholic temples, the Greek and Armenian churches, and recently constructed center of Muslim culture.
Temples tour in Odessa. Duration: 5 - hours. Comfortable Car or Mini Bas 2 - 6 person
Tour in main orthodox the temple of Odessa - a cathedral of the great martyr and the healer Panteleymon.
Not difficult to find this temple, there is it on Panteleymonovskaya Street, 58.
On Ekaterininskaya Street, 55 there is one of the oldest churches of Odessa - Greek, Is sacred - Trinity Church.
The main synagogue of Odessa settles down on Evreyskaya St., 25 (Rishelyevskaya's corner). It was constructed in 1850 by the architect F.O. Morandi. It is the two-stored building with big semicircular windows, the facade and which internal finishing are sustained in the Florentine style mixed with Romance.
Transfiguration Cathedral on the Cathedral square takes a special place among temples of Odessa. It is the largest orthodox temple of Odessa; it is put in 1794; it is consecrated in Sacred Uspensky a man's monastery - one of the most known monasteries of Odessa, well-known for the shrines. Since 1946 when the summer residence of the Moscow Patriarchs here took place, the monastery received the name Patriarchal.1808. After a complete recovery it is newly consecrated in 2001 - a belltower chapel; in 2002 - the bottom temple; in 2003 - the top temple.
The Arkhangelo-Mikhaylovsky Female Monastery is on Uspenskaya St., 46
Catholic Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin on Ekaterininskaya St., 33 started building in 1847 according to the project of the architect Francesco Morandi. The temple was consecrated on August 16, 1853 by the bishop Ferdinand Kann.
In 2001, by request of the Syrian businessman Kivan Adnan, the mosque of the Arab cultural center which can be visited on Rishelyevskaya St. was constructed.