The City center was designed according to a classical plan with wide tree-lined streets, stretching south from Prymorsky boulevard. Early 19th century buildings, a shady promenade, a wonderful park spreading towards the sea & Potemkin Steps. The 193 steps, built between 1837 & 1841, descend from a statue of the Duc de Richelieu in a Roman Toga. At the eastern end a Pushkin statue & a British Tiger Gun, captured in 1854 during the Crimean campaign, stand before the. . .