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Passage

Deribasovskaya str. - Transafiguration str, Odessa, Ukraine
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Ranked #15 of 188 attractions in Odessa
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Traveler Description: Passage is an outside corridor which connects Deribasovskaya str. with Transafiguration str. Constructed by Polish architect Vlodek, in 1898-1899 it... more »
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Darwin, Australia
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148 reviews 148 reviews
102 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

In its heyday it would have been the place to shop and be seen. Now the shops are mainly handicraft and looking rather tired. However the exterior makes up for it. It could be come a popular arcade with a clean up and better shops.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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69 reviews 69 reviews
24 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

A normal shopping centre, more of this, more of that, nothing special, but convienient to do your shopping and needed stuff in one location easily access and central located.

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Leicester
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100 reviews 100 reviews
24 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

An interesting place to pop into if passing. But shops were a lot less interesting than the building.

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Beersheba, Israel
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

When going along Deribasovskaya, don't forget to turn left right after you pass the city garden, the galleria is there. I made some pics of it, so you may imagine how beautiful this place is.

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Melbourne
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Passage must have been so grand in its day as a wonderful arcade with high glass roof - and would have been 'the' place to be seen. But it is currently a little down at heal - the shops are of interest for tourists (souvenirs, handicrafts, etc). Please, Odessa - bring it back to its former glory!!

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NY, NY
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139 reviews 139 reviews
72 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

It is located inside a non-descript two-tone building. Not as impressive as the galleries throughout London, Milan or even Naples but one can imagine that this was once very grand. Now it is just filled with souvenir shops, a ceramics shop and a small appliance store. Restrooms (for a fee) are located in the underground crosswalk near the passage/gallery.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Across the street from the Preobrazhenskiy Orthodox Cathedral, another beautiful example of the architecture of Odessa that needs restoration. Great all weather attraction due to its glass ceilings, this place is an L shaped space. When entering from the cathedral side through the most ornate opening on the block, it doesn't look like much at first, but the farther you... More

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Creemore
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We really liked this passage, especially as later in Turkey we ran into the man whose Grandmother once owned it!

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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59 reviews 59 reviews
26 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Ok, so Passage is not for everyone. It is a shopping covered cut through to Derebasovskaya from Preobrazhenskaya ulitsa. But while the stores are mainly "keech" the architecture of the Passage is pretty special. And it is a good place to "hide" from the busier streets or the rain.

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Naples, Florida
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254 reviews 254 reviews
102 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

An unexpected, but lovely arcade, particularly lovely with the sun shining through the glass roof. It just cries out for some trendy shops, or perhaps a cafe or two. With the lovely architecture, it was a little jarring to see a couple of posters in windows promoting some kind of establishment having to do with scantily clad women upstairs. With... More

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