What is special in this proposal?
Odessa is a legendary city, and catacombs in Odessa are an integral part of it. Your excursion in the catacombs of Odessa will begin in the heart of the city.
In the company of a professional caver-instructor you will travel to the underground world of Odessa. You will pass through the labyrinths, which are located at a depth of 28 meters under the ground.
There you will see:
– underground lake;
– solutional caves, which are more than 3 million years old;
– places of flooding;
– an antiatomic bunker of the Cold War;
– «thieves’ kitchen»
– an underground church and even more.
You will be shown the places of debris, the so-called «wild» catacombs. If you want, then, accompanied by instructor-guide, you will be able to penetrate secret underground passages that connect the caves, naturally formed over hundreds of years.
Also you will visit the quarry. You will learn how was extracted the shell stone, of which the whole «old» city was built. You will even have the opportunity to try yourself to sawn the shell stone, as they did more than two hundred years ago.
It is necessary to have comfortable shoes. Helmets and lanterns are issued on-site and included in the tour price.
The air temperature in the catacombs all year round is + 14 – + 16 degrees. Therefore, clothing should be appropriate.
You will not get your clothes and shoes dirty.