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Day Trip to Akkerman Fortress from Odessa

Product ID: 79764
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Visit an ancient Akkerman Fortress in Bilhorod-Dnistrovskiy on a private day trip from Odessa and learn its centuries-old history.
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Duration: 5 hours
Starting times 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM
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Live tour guide
Ukrainian, English, Russian

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Pick-up all Odessa hotels and apartments

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Experience

Highlights
  • Step back in time while visiting one of the most ancient cities on the territory of Ukraine
  • Contemplate the beautiful scenery of Bilhotod-Dnistrovskiy firth
  • Learn the most important facts about the history of Akkerman Fortress
  • Enjoy an informative and interesting day trip from Odessa
Full description
Your splendid day trip to the Akkerman Fortress will start from your hotel. You will enjoy a 2-hour ride from Odessa to Bilhorod-Dnistrovsky with magnificent views from the window, and your guide will tell you exciting stories about this ancient city.

Then, you’ll arrive to the oldest town on the territory of Ukraine – Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi that is over 2500 years old. Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi is often called a city of 12 cultures, as, being at a geographical crossroads, it was under the rule of Greeks, Romans, Goths, Bulgarians, Mongols, Armenians, Italians, Moldavians, Turks, Jews, Russians, and Ukrainians. The name of the city has also changed many times. The most ancient of them are Ophiussa and Tyre, the most vivid and long lasting is Akkerman, and the most fitting – Bilhorod, which means “white city”.

The highlight of the tour, Akkerman Fortress, was built in the XII-XV centuries. This well-preserved fortification will impress you with its gorgeous medieval architecture. You’ll have the opportunity to visit the most ancient part of this fortress – the Citadel and discover fantastic and mysterious towers and galleries made of stone. This fortress has a remarkable history. There were plenty of memorable events and battles here and your guide will describe the most striking of them. Moreover, you will admire the view of the Bilhorod-Dnistrovsky Liman with wonderful pictorial views.

After this wonderful and informative journey, you will relax and rest on the way back to Odessa. 
Includes
  • Professional guide service
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Entrance fees to Akkerman Fortress
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
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Product ID: 79764