A Walking Tour of Odessa

This is the Opera House in Odessa, Ukraine.

This is the Opera House in Odessa, Ukraine.

This is the staircase in the Odessan Opera House.

This is the staircase in the Odessan Opera House.

This is the Potemkin Staircase. In the novel, before Katya will agree to marry Igor, she stipulates that he must carry her up the stairs.

This is the Potemkin Staircase. In the novel, before Katya will agree to marry Igor, she stipulates that he must carry her up the stairs.

The Potemkin Staircase.

The Potemkin Staircase.

City Hall and a sculpture of Pushkin, the poet Vlad quotes.

City Hall and a sculpture of Pushkin, the poet Vlad quotes.

A statue of the Duc de Richelieu, the first mayor of Odessa. He is looks over the Potemkin Staircase and the Black Sea. In the novel, he is one of Daria's favorite men.

A statue of the Duc de Richelieu, the first mayor of Odessa. He is looks over the Potemkin Staircase and the Black Sea. In the novel, he is one of Daria’s favorite men.

This is the 'vauxhall', or train station in Odessa.

This is the ‘vauxhall’, or train station in Odessa.

This is the train station in Odessa, where Daria says goodby to her grandmother.

This is the train station in Odessa, where Daria says goodbye to her grandmother.

A Russian Orthodox church in Odessa. In the novel, it is near the shipping company and Daria passes it each day on her way to work.

A Russian Orthodox church in Odessa. In the novel, it is near the shipping company and Daria passes it each day on her way to work.

Russian Orthodox Church

Russian Orthodox Church

Russian Orthodox Church

Russian Orthodox Church

This is Primorsky Boulevard, situated between the Potemkin Stairs and City Hall. In Moonlight in Odessa, it is where Daria sees the bride being photographed.

This is Primorsky Boulevard, situated between the Potemkin Stairs and City Hall. In Moonlight in Odessa, it is where Daria sees the bride being photographed.

The Literary Museum. In Moonlight in Odessa, the socials are held here.

The Literary Museum. In Moonlight in Odessa, the socials are held here.

The façade of the famous Krasnaya Hotel.

The façade of the famous Krasnaya Hotel.

The port, where Daria spent time dealing with officials.

The port, where Daria spent time dealing with officials.

The Monument to the Unknown Sailor, only three blocks from Jane's apartment.

The Monument to the Unknown Sailor, only three blocks from Jane’s apartment.