If you travel around Odesa Region, do not hesitate to visit an outermost south-western point of Ukraine, the Snake island. This island is mentioned in the ancient sources (it was a shelter for sailors and travelers). Here you’ll get into the holy place, the sanctuary of Achilles who has been an ancient Greek myth hero of Trojan War. You can even find the place where his temple was located. People say that Achilles’ spirit is at the small island now and that the hero lives there as a blessed person with an invisible life.
Now there are constant scientific expeditions at the island.
Here you will be able to meet a lot of birds (they are rest at the island flying to warm countries), fish, plants many of which are in the Red Book of the Black Sea.
Here ancient legends are interwoven with miracles of nature, lapping waves accompany and birds sing the endless unique polyphony!
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