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Odessa Religious Buildings Self-Guided Tour (Self Guided), Odessa

Odessa is a prominent Orthodox center in Ukraine, and it will impress you by its old churches and beautiful architecture. The city is also home to a number of fine religious buildings of non-Orthodox beliefs. This walking tour will guide you through some of Odessa's best known places of worship.
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Odessa Religious Buildings Self-Guided Tour Map

Guide Name: Odessa Religious Buildings Self-Guided Tour
Guide Location: Ukraine » Odessa (See other walking tours in Odessa)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 Km or 3.1 Miles
Author: leticia
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Church of St. Nicholas
  • Church of Christmas
  • Church of St. Gregory the Theologian and St. Martyr Zoe
  • German Lutheran Cathedral of St. Paul
  • Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy Cathedral
  • Roman-Catholic Cathedral Church of Assumption of Our Lady
  • The Main Synagogue
  • Holy Trinity Greek Church
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Church of St. Nicholas

1) Church of St. Nicholas

In the nothern part of Odessa, near Khersonskiy Square, stands a tiny religious building, the Church of St. Nicholas. This church was constructed in 1896. Consecration of the church, named after Saint Nicholas, was held on October 20, 1897.
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Church of Christmas

2) Church of Christmas

Situated on Paster Street in the central part of the city, the Church of Christmas represents one of the numerous orthodox religious buildings in the city. Its yellow walls hold marvelous paintings between the windows and above the entrance. The church was built in 1814 featuring two fine columns.
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Church of St. Gregory the Theologian and St. Martyr Zoe

3) Church of St. Gregory the Theologian and St. Martyr Zoe

The Church of St. Gregory the Theologian and St. Martyr Zoe is located on Staroportofrankovskaya Street and represents one of the most beautiful and oldest Odessa churches. The temple has the shape of an ancient basilica with a graceful bell tower and a magnificent façade.
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German Lutheran Cathedral of St. Paul

4) German Lutheran Cathedral of St. Paul (must see)

The German Lutheran Cathedral of St. Paul is situated near the Odessa National Academy of Telecommunications on Novoselskogo Street. This city’s religious building represents a magnificent cathedral in Neo-Gothic style, which features a beautiful façade and interior.
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Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy Cathedral

5) Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy Cathedral (must see)

Located at Sobornaya square, Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy Cathedral is one of the most magnificent cathedrals in Odessa. After its construction in 1795, it was one of the biggest cathedrals in the Russian Empire. The cathedral was destroyed in 1936 and rebuilt as of 1999.
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Roman-Catholic Cathedral Church of Assumption of Our Lady

6) Roman-Catholic Cathedral Church of Assumption of Our Lady (must see)

The Roman-Catholic Cathedral of Assumption of Our Lady was founded in 1853 and is found on Ekaterinenskaya Street. This beautiful religious building houses two fine statues of John Paul II and Pope St. Martin. The cathedral was built by Felix Gonsirovsky after the project of F. Morandi.
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The Main Synagogue

7) The Main Synagogue

Situated on Rishel’evskaya Street, this religious building is the main Jewish synagogue in Odessa. Although not very big in terms of dimensions, the synagogue is quite pleasant and beautiful on the inside. Notable parts of its interior are the two marvelous stained windows in the center.
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Holy Trinity Greek Church

8) Holy Trinity Greek Church

The Holy Trinity Greek Church is one of the oldest churches in Odessa. Founded in 1795, it was originally supposed to be a wooden church, and in 1804 it was built in stone according to the plans of architect F. Frapoli. The church features marvelous columns and a beautiful white and green façade.

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