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Address: Primorsky Boulevard, Odessa, Ukraine
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Classic photo point by the monument of Odessa's first boss :-) Check the classic view inside.

Duke de Richelieu was the first governor of Odessa and in general a prominent political figure of its time and beyond. Located on crossing of top end of Potemkin steps and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Duke de Richelieu was the first governor of Odessa and in general a prominent political figure of its time and beyond. Located on crossing of top end of Potemkin steps and Primorsky boulevard, it's definitely one of the main photo points of the city. There are some souvenir stalls around, but the prices are relatively high. Tip: the classic Odessa-style... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This monument and the surrounding area are well worth the visit if you are in Odessa. There are several other good historical sites within a short walking distance, as well as a few good restaurants.

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Ao Nang, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This monument situated in the center of the city, just near the Potiemkinskaya Stairs,Primorskyi boulevard, Deribasovskaya street, Vorontsov's Palace. So, in one- hour walk you can see the Old City ( the Center of Odessa). That's a great place to walk or to have some coffee. If you are for the first time in Odessa, I would recomend to get... More 

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This picturesque spot is the centre for all the street traders and hawkers of the city, from photographers with live falcons to every manner of souvenier sellers. However worth a visit if only to contact carriage or electric bugy tour operators of the city. As it is at the top of the famous steps it is a must visit when... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

this is right in front of the Steps. my tour guide knew more about this statue more than others. pretty cool.

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Duke monument if one of the main attractions in Odessa. Another one that must visit while your stay in Odessa.

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Odessa, Ukraine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Old monumnet in the style of the antique classic, famous for everyone visiting the city. Still has few buller holes from the WW2 times. Great place to make pictures of the port and bay, in the middle of Primorksy boulevard

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The iconic statue oat the top of the Potemkin steps. You will never forget teh first time you see the Duc. One of the great sights of Europe.

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Holladay, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Located at the top of the Potemkin Stairs, my only complaint is the inscriptions are not duplicated in English (I know...I am not in the U.S.). Still, I wish I read Russian so that I could enjoy more of what the plaque said. Nicely made statue.

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warsaw
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The monument itself is just average, but the area in which it is located, is a unique place. If you want to see how playing with the flower of the nation's youth - you get a chance.

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