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Deribasovskaya St, Odessa, Ukraine
+380 67 625 0667
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Reviewed 1 week ago

why do they kill eachother to sit on it? I dont get it... I think its more interesting to watch the people on the line to sit and take a photo than the monument itself.

Thank Biteviye
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Picture spot. Right in the heart of a super central square, it will catch your attention while walking by. Just few seconds for a fast selfie here.

Thank Davide G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you don't know the story behind this chair which sits in the City park you will just say its just a chair, But I believe that the story is so important enough for people to come and have their photos taken with this chair...More

Thank betty l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was enriched by the story behind this famous chair. It was one of the highlights of our visit to Odessa to experience taking photographs at this chair knowing what the story behind it was.

Thank etienne6524
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Love this little quirky photo shoot opportunity. Best if you find out a little before queuing for your picture. This monument always has people waiting so allow 15 mins. The park however is well worth visiting in its entirety anyway with good cafes and bars...More

Thank grimj03
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This is in the central city park of the old town. It is quite whimsical to see a monument to an empty 12th chair. To get a good photo, it is better to stand beside or behind the chair.

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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Yeah, a picture there is a must if you visit Odessa...and during the day you're gonna queue for that!!!! Sit comfortably and smile!!! 😉

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Another very popular monument with a great back story. On our walking tour our guide told the tale (and we googled for extra info). Very popular photo spot with tourists queuing up to get a snap!!

Thank Kerryn72
Reviewed 10 July 2018

A bit of humor on the part of the city to put this is the park, this chair represents one of twelve from the 1928 satirical novel "The Twelve Chairs by Odessan Soviet authors Ilf and Petrov. The plot follows characters attempting to obtain jewelry...More

Thank CJW913
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

If you are lucky enough to be explained the story behind this chair you will appreciate it much more. It is a lovely story, a bit gruesome but interesting. It is located in a nice leafy par’ on t(e main walking street.

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