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Duke de Richelieu monument

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Address: Primorsky Boulevard, Odessa, Ukraine
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Nice memorial of the first mayor

Located at the top of the Potemkin stairs, this is the first thing that you would see if you were coming in from the Black Sea. It is very welcoming.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 7, 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Located at the top of the Potemkin stairs, this is the first thing that you would see if you were coming in from the Black Sea. It is very welcoming.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

That monument will stay and make people happy another long-long time. First of all that is legendary person, from other hand (due to Odessa's humor) you could be surprise if look on Duke from a luke-slot...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The celebration of Odessa's birthday on the 2nd September centred around this statue. After the formalities were over the party began & went on all weekend.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The monument of the founder of Odessa. It is on the very top of the Potemkin stairs, on the way from Passenger Port up to Primorskiy Bulvar.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Duke de Richelieu monument is located at the port area of Odessa. The statue is very nice and good pictures can be shoot with him.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

looking toward the city very beautyful, facing toward the potemkin steps not the best view... all in all worth a visit though

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

The Duke of de Richelieu took part in the development of the port city of Odessa, although not so much. Residents respected him because after his death, a monument built. The Duke looks to the sea and the port. Below the monument - Potemkin Stairs. Promenade.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

Because of it location it is a very popular spot for photos and public gatherings in Odessa. Always a busy area it is easy to include a look while you see wonderful Odesa!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

Visit to Odessa is incomplete if you haven't come to Duke! It's a symbol of the city, place to meet friends etc.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016

Duc de Richelieu's statue sits at the top of the Potemkin Steps. On it there is a frieze of a bag of gold that people rub for good luck. He's oddly dressed in a toga.

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