About this tour

In the footsteps of Ostap Bender

Oh, Ostap Bender! Our favorite negative-positive hero!

That's right: in this image of a clever swindler, we often find the features of a sometimes ironic, often noble and always resourceful and tireless Odessan, a seeker of money and adventure. Such a collective image of a local pharmacist.

And even his full name - Ostap-Suleiman-Berta-Maria-Bender-bey - is more appropriate here than anywhere else: after all, Odessa is a Turkish fortress in the past and who knows what percentage of Turkish blood flows in the veins of "native" Odessans ?!

Dates: every day

The price is indicated for an individual order from 1 to 20 people.

*The tour is conducted in russian language

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How it will happen

On our excursion, we will walk through the streets of Odesa in the "footsteps of Ostap Bender", find out who served as the prototype of the hero, where the famous jokes and puns in the novel came from, and finally, how two geniuses - Ilf and Petrov - created a brilliant and likable image of the Great Combiner. Well, and to make everything in this program brilliant, here is Odessa guide Oleksandr Rovny, the author and host of this excursion

5 reasons to choose tour


Cool guide

Local guides have always been famous for their interesting stories. But this time they are not only interesting storytellers, but also real professionals in their field.



Odesa is a sight in itself, the city is saturated not only with beautiful architecture, but also with the spirit of seaside life. The city is incredibly beautiful and authentic.



Excursions around the city do not take much time. In addition, you can order a personal guide for you and your friends for any day, which is very convenient.



Our team will always help you with reservations and related services (especially if you are traveling from abroad). We will help you solve all force majeure and problems and enjoy your vacation.



Perhaps our excursion is not one of the cheapest, but you will definitely be satisfied with the result. In addition, you can take friends with you and split the amount together with them, or go with colleagues or group mates, which will be even cheaper.

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What is included?

Professional guide

Professional guide

*From each purchased tour, we transfer 10% to the Ukrainian Refugee Support Fund. All profits from press tours are transferred to the reconstruction of Ukraine.