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Flat House House-Wall or Witch House

Vorontsovskiy ln, 4, Odessa, Ukraine
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Vorontsovskiy ln, 4, Odessa, Ukraine
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"interesting building"
in 2 reviews
"optical illusion"
in 4 reviews
"potemkin steps"
in 2 reviews
"visual"
in 2 reviews
"statue"
in 2 reviews
"street"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Already passed it twice before i noticed it, from the correct side this building plays tricks with your mind and makes it look like it only has one wall. It looks mysterious at night.

Thank Erik0377
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Also known as the Flat House or the One Wall Building, the Devil's House, the triangular structure of the buidling gives the odd illusion. The original owner did not have enough money so one wall was never built, the shape of the building changing.

Thank Terry M
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Nice place to take some photos. When I was there some construction works took place, it was a bit distracting.

Thank Terje L
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is a pretty cool attraction, and it's close to the historic center, so it's an easy sight to take in. A lot of tourists come, there were groups every few minutes when I was there (I walked by several times). The idea is that...More

2  Thank Debby S
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

I have to say I didn't know about the Flat house before seeing it. I was taking part of sightseeing tour and was taken there. The house was beautiful. And the visual trick was amazing.

Thank Hmira74
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

Stand on a particular spot in this street and you will swear the classical building opposite is but a mere facade. Until you move a metre to the left that is. Quirky and amusing.

Thank AndrewInUkraine
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

An interesting building which looks to have just the one wall until you walk around the side. Worth making a detour to see.

Thank ChrysT717
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

I did not see any signs pointing towards it but if the Ekaterina statue is behind you and you are walking towards the Potemkin steps, turn left onto a quiet side streets, keep walking for 2-3 mins and it is on your left hand side....More

Thank Sabsukene
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Has to be seen to be belived, short walk from Duke monument but worth the walk. Don't forget your camera.

Thank gerardd408
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

An interesting building which appears to have one wall until you are able to walk further and see that there is actually more to the house than appears from the front.

Thank Wombat999
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