Underground Tunnel of Odessa

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

They needed construction material when they were building Odessa. Since there are shell rock deposits in the area, which is great for construction, they extracted it chaotically, which resulted in appearance of an entangled  3000-kilometer underground tunnel.

So, we’re in a drainage which connects to abandoned bomb shelters, old galleries and stone pits. This is a waggon they used when they were building the drainage.

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

This Odessa mini-underground was built in the 60s. It’s not used though.

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

In some places drainage archs are just hollowed out in shell rocks.

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

We’re 40 meters underground.

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

An old gallery with clear water.

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

What is the purpose of these pipes?

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

This is an entrance into an abandoned bomb shelter.

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

Here you can find old gas masks.

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

Remains of Soviet utensils.

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

This is an underground storage of either a winery or a cognac house.

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

Here they would keep tuns and, apparently, someone tried to sell their bands as ferrous metal.

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

One of the tuns which is still here.

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

Ventilation remains.

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

In this room all tuns are disassembled.

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

Now it’s just firewood.

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

Supporting concrete walls.

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

This passage leads to the surface.

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

This staircase connects bomb shelter with the building on the ground.

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

Here miners extracting shell rocks, discovered a cave which was 5 million years old.

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

A filter-ventilation system in one of the bomb shelters.

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

Underground Tunnel of Odessa

Location: Odessa

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