The story of the weird name goes all the way to 1950ies, when the structure was designed.
They say, that it was built by the First Secretary of Odessa Communist Party, for the sole purpose of making the walk to his work to his mother-in-law’s house and her delicious pancakes shorter.
While some might claim the story is fake, most of Odessans strongly believe it, as bridge serves no real communication purpose.
For those in love with adventures, bring your group of friends and try jumping on the bridge.
How to get there: Take bus # 84 or #87 from Odessa Bus station. Museum is opened from 10 am till 5 pm every day, except Mondays.
Colorful, vibrant and kaleidoscopic – Odessa markets sell everything: from delicious home-made food and freshly picked apples, to fridges, animals and Soviet Ladas.
This obscure pedestrian bridge links Primorsky Boulevard with Zhvanetsky Boulevard.First catacombs started to appear in 19th century, as underground quarries.During the World War II, local partisans used the labyrinths for hiding.The meals are plentiful, prices are acceptable and the interior design is often fascinating.For an authentic Odessa-Jewish experience, visit Rozmarin – a kosher-food restaurant celebrating the Jewish heritage of Odessa and frequented by locals.
The city immediately became an artist heaven, with heaps of Bohemian charm, and a home to people from all nations: Ukrainians, Russians, Greeks, Moldovian, German, Jews, and many others.