The Potemkin Stairs are the famous steps that can be found in Odessa. They connect the city center with the port. The steps were named after the movie "Battleship Potemkin." In 2007 the Potemkin stairs were recognized as one of the most beautiful sights in Europe. There are currently 192 steps and the ladder length is 142 meters and is one of the attractions of Odessa.
A bronze statue to Armand Emmanuel du Plessis, Duc de Richelieu, who made a strong contribution to the development of Odessa. The monument is directed towards the sea, in front of is the Potemkin Stairs. Richelieu became Governor of Odessa in 1803, thanks to the governor, the city became an important trading port. With the return of the Bourbons to the throne, Richelieu returned to France, where he died in 1822 and the people raised money to make a statue.
The port the city of Odessa was founded in the year 1794, by a decree of Catherine the Great as a maritime gateway of the Russian Empire for its southern part. People lived here since the Stone Age. Since the year 2000 it has been considered freeport tax legislation and has a more relaxed rule than normal. The figure of the woman and the child land fishermen who are about to leave, with the sounds and voices of the building of the boats. It was once one of the most important ports in Europe. There is also an Orthodox church in the same port and can walk to the ocean in the area where people can access boats. It is primarily industrial is a must if we are to Odessa, as the history of this city is linked to it.
The monument is dedicated to one of the historical events of the city of Odessa. The event is that 3000 fresh oranges were donated to the Russian emperor Paul I from St. Petersburg. The inauguration of the monument took place on September 4, 2004 and was timed to coincide with the anniversary of the founding of the City. The sculpture represents an orange. On one side of the statue is the peel of the orange and the other side show some slices peeled. The orange is in a cart, pulled by three horses.