Monument to Catherine the Great and Founders of Odessa, Odessa

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  • The monument per se is very impressive but the whole square where it is located is one of the most beautiful of the whole city. Great architecture good shops and overall a magnificent feeling around i...  more »
  • It is Catherine the great by his Decree of 1794 year initiated the construction of the town and port. A few years earlier, during the Russo-Turkish war, a detachment under the command of José de Ribas, here was taken, belonged to the Ottoman Empire fortress. Under his leadership, and began construction of the city and the port. (A) to develop the project was entrusted to the Dutch military engineer Franz de Vollanu. Unfortunately, Catherine and didn't see the magnificence of the port of Odessa. Construction of the port is clearly prolonged. After her death, this problem is seriously concerned with which the throne Paul i. Admiral de Ribas was fired and, in consequence, become one of the most active organizers of the conspiracy against Paul. The talented Mayor was assassinated in the year 1800 their same companions, apparently fearful of betrayal and conspiracy, disclosure and a year later, the Mikhailovsky Castle, the death of found and Paul i. throne goes to Emperor Alexander I, who appoints the Mayor of Odessa, and later Governor-General of the Novorossiysk territory, his friend Duke (DUC) praprapravnuchatogo de Richelieu, nephew of the famous Cardinal Richelieu.
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  • Really a very pretty square in the Centre of which stands the monument to Ekaterne Second. Area goes to the Primorsky Boulevard and the Potemkin stairs. Quiet, comfortable and beautiful.
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