Mussa Jalill

POETRY OF TRUTH AND PASSION Jalil never kept a diary. “I don’t feel inclined to and I cannot and will not make myself keep one,” he once said. But when he left Kazan for the frontlines early in 1942, he felt an urge to entrust his feelings and thoughts to paper. The result, as he…

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Kherson

Kherson There are two such trips: one to the port town of Kherson, and the other to the town of Belgorod-Dnestrovsky. The Service Bureau in your hotel will be glad to make the arrangements. Depending on the time at your disposal the trip can be arranged for one, two or three days (with a night…

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Yacht Club

The beach, more than one kilometre long and 35-40 metres wide occupies a territory of almost 400,000 sq. m. It is excellently equipped both for adults and children. For the children there is a playground with swings, etc., and for the adults, a variety of sports facilities including basketball and volleyball courts and a football…

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Alley of Glory

The Alleya Slavy (Alley of Glory) From the Arcade, following an alley along the sea, which remains to our left, we reach Aleya Slavy (the Alley of Glory), which holds a special place in the park. A memorial complex was unveiled here on April 10th, 1964, on the twentieth anniversary of the Liberation of Odessa.…

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Shevchenko Park

From the start of the century the park near the centre of the city overlooking the sea has been a favourite spot with the people of Odessa and visitors to the city. The main entrance is from Ulitsa Engelsa (Engels St.). It is a ten minute walk from the centre, i.e. from the Hotel Krasnaya.…

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Map

1.  Sea Terminal 2.  Potemkin Stairway3.  Opera and Ballet Theatre 4.  Chernomorets Stadium 5.  Arcade 6.  Open-Air Theatre 7.  Railway Station 8.  Odessa Film Studios 9.  Hotel Arkadiya 10.  Hotel Tourist 11.  Restaurant Clechik 12.  Yacht Club 13.  Sports Palace 14.  Musical Comedy Theatre 15.  Army Sports Club Stadium 16.  Lermontov Resort 17.  Sanatorium Ukraina…

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Research Institute

The Filatov Scientific Research Institute House No. 49/51 on the right-hand side of the street belongs to the Odessa Research Institute of Eye Dis­eases and Tissue Therapy founded in 1936. It bears the name of Academician Vladimir Filatov (1875-1956), the eminent Soviet ophthalmologist, known as a great fighter against blindness by his grateful patients from…

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The Arkadiya

The fathers of Odessa chose this name for this lovely spot on the coast hoping it would help make it a success as a holiday resort. They were not mistaken. Private villas, restaurants and other holiday facilities were soon built. After the revolution it was developed as a health resort and is now one of…

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