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Address: Odessa, Ukraine

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Good place to visit

This is a good place to visit on the train as the train lines from all over Ukraine end up at this station, be aware of once you get off the train people will jump on you offering... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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75 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good place to visit on the train as the train lines from all over Ukraine end up at this station, be aware of once you get off the train people will jump on you offering some where to live and taxis

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Eugene Oregon
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Train, and decent restaurants are near to main autobus vokzal in Odessa. Easy to walk over to the other side of the trains stations to see the Trade Union buildings nearby where the Russian-backed separatist insurgency was stopped after the Maidan.

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Holladay, Utah
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

If you are not traveling by train to Odessa, you might want to do a quick walk through you will enjoy. It is not far from the city center and has some beautiful architecture.

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Trondheim, Norway
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158 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Just getting into the queue and watching the activities was a great experience. Smooth handling when we found English speaking desk personell.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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310 reviews
134 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The Odessa railway station is not only a place to catch a train but also a place to visit to see how the average person travels. You will see a good mix of society here. It's fairly safe, but it's also best to be aware. There are a few pickpockets and con artists who hang out here to prey on... More 

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Thank Robert M
London, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

Looking at the photos of the outside - I was expecting a grand hall inside to match it ... But there isn't ... In fact there isn't much of an inside at all !

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Beijing, China
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350 reviews
313 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Like the train station in Lviv, the railway station in Odessa also features the Romanov type of architecture. I truly love the equal design of the structure of the Railway Station. Many taxi cars are here, the only problem that I've encountered was with the taxi, they definitely OVERCHARGE you, the tourist A LOT MORE than the other city(Luhansk, Poltava,... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

I've spent about 6 hours at this place waiting for my train from Odessa to Kharkov. I have a mixed opinion about it. It' s clean inside, not overcrowded, with nice chairs. At the same time fuss bathroom facilities are just horrible. There is a McDonald's restaurant right across the street, so if you are hungry it' s pretty much... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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48 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

While it isn't as big as the station in Kiev, it is a very good station. If you are an English speaker, you will have to hunt around and figure things out. I had to go to a second line to purchase a ticket from someone who understood English, but that is a minor thing. We are traveling to enjoy... More 

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Morganfield, Kentucky
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

If you travel by train and do not speak russian you need to go to the other side of the building. The building is in a U shape and you are looking for window 7 they speak english.

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