Odessa, Ukraine

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Cruising to Odessa (Ukraine)

The Ukrainian city of Odessa has plenty to offer in the way of sightseeing, nightlife and culture. However, surrounded by so much splendour, you may be wondering how best to make the most of your time here.

While much of the city is exuberant and exciting, you'll want to head straight for the Old Town, once a centre of trade for the Russian Empire as well as an artistic and intellectual haven. One can easily spend two days of unguided wandering here, exploring the nooks and crannies and taking photos of the buildings.

Of the many local attractions, Privoz Market is a must-visit, as is Deribasovskaya street, which has a very colourful streak to it. If you're looking to enjoy some opera during your time here, tickets can be obtained for under £20 in most cases.

Finally, end up back where you started - the seafront. It's worth enjoying the beaches, of which there are many, and trying the local fish-based cuisine. Gorgeous.

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