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Monument to Orange

Zhvanetskogo Boulevard, Odessa, Ukraine
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Hidden monument

As I was reading the history of that story with oranges, how Odessa was saved, I wanted to see it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Maarika B
via mobile
QUIRKY

Monument to an Orange which save Odessa is the proper name about a bribe. Empress Catherine II was... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Terry M
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Hamilton, Canada
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  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
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“bribe” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Zhvanetskogo Boulevard, Odessa, Ukraine
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As I was reading the history of that story with oranges, how Odessa was saved, I wanted to see it, but it is really in the hidden place. You can’t pass it just randomly walking in the street. Needs to know the place. From Duc...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Monument to an Orange which save Odessa is the proper name about a bribe. Empress Catherine II was not liked by her successor son Paul I. He set out to undo her work, including plans for the development of a port for Odessa. At the...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Here is a bizarre monument -- three horses harnessed to an orange, which contains the figure of Emperor Paul 1. The orange is topped with a model of the Odesa Opera House. Back in the 1800s, when the port and the city were only half...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2016

The full name of this monument is “Monument to an Orange which saved Odessa”. And do not be surprised, but this is true. Well, of course there is no such a super-hero, it is just a history. At the end of 18 cent when a...More

2  Thank Elena O
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