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Culture of Constanta. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Constanta It takes more than one day of sightseeing to see all landmarks of Constanta. Lots of interesting historical sites are located at the waterfront, which is the starting point for many sightseeing tours. Here you can see models of ancient ships; a vast collection covers a wide historical period from ancient Greece to the late Middle Ages. Near the waterfront there are lots of architectural monuments, which you can admire endlessly.
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Nearby Museum of History and Archaeology is situated; it introduces the most important events that took place in Constanta. Archeological artifacts found on this territory indicate that the first settlements appeared here in the prehistoric era. The most important religious monument of Constanta is St. Peter and Paul Orthodox Cathedral, which was founded in 1885. In those years, the influence of culture of the Ottoman Empire was still quite significant, so the architectural style of construction is very amazing.
Lovely church is quite different from those structures that were built in other European states in the late 19th century. After the discovery, it received beautiful frescoes, which still remains the most important religious artifact. There are also Muslim places of worship in Constanta. Carol I Mosque has perfectly preserved to this day. It was erected in 1900; the height of the mosque is 50 meters. There are several viewing points on shrine’s territory, from which you can admire the panorama of the city and coastal areas. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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During a walk through the city travelers can meet several archaeological sites, which have been excavated until recently. Ruins dating to the Roman Empire are also among the city's most important sights. A particular attraction is also local casino that was opened in the early 20th century. Despite the status of the institution, it belongs to cultural legacy of the city. The building housing casino has a great architectural value. Next to it many important attractions and beautiful natural places are located. Every traveler would find an entertainment here.
A few more words should be said about the aforementioned Faleza Casino. Its magnificent Art Nouveau building standing on the seashore, being a kind of beacon for connoisseurs of beauty, is also a permanent symbol of the resort city. Once theatrical performances and balls were organized here for travelers. Due to this fact, the city became known as a major tourist destination. Thus, the casino is of interest not only to gamblers but also to architecture enthusiasts. And to watch wonderful performances, go to Teatrul Național de Operă și Balet Oleg Danovski, which is also attractive from an architectural point of view.
Both locals and visitors like to relax on Jupiter beach. It is perfect for sunbathing, for sports entertainment, and for fun-filled family vacation. The length of the beach is more than a … Open
When it comes to local museums, Muzeul Marinei Române with exhibits in the form of Romanian sailor suits, ship models, and parts of vessels is especially popular among tourists. This is a great place to expand your horizons, learning a lot of interesting facts about Romanian shipping industry. Art connoisseurs should go for aesthetic pleasure to Muzeul de Artă Constanța (stores a wonderful collection of paintings) or Muzeul de Sculptură Ion Jalea (with its magnificent exhibits such as works of sculptural art).
In Muzeul de Arta Populara, one can get acquainted with the local culture and traditional crafts. It must be said that local people are skilled craftsmen in almost any field. Among its exhibits are products made from metal, textiles, ceramics, wood, glass. All of them are richly decorated and striking with their beauty. It is very difficult to pass by the museum building for one simple reason: it is remarkable from an architectural point of view. Until 1990, a post office, and even earlier the town hall was based here. The building itself was built in 1893 and renovated several times.
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Not far from Pestera Sfantului Andrei - an important natural and religious attraction in the vicinity of Constanta - there is a monastery founded in honor of Andrew the Apostle. According to legend, he once preached here, which locals truly believe in. As well as in the fact that if you light a candle while saying a prayer and make a wish, it will surely come true - so why not try it? A wonderful cave is like a magnet attracting not only tourists but many locals with its peaceful atmosphere and beautiful interior, just like the monastery.
Cazino Constanta For followers of Judaism, an important religious monument is Sinagoga Mare din Constanta built in 1914. It has suffered two times: from the 1977 earthquake and during the reign of Ceausescu. Today it is only a cultural and religious monument, which is not functioning because of the high risk of collapsing. Another interesting building in Constanta is Casa cu Lei, a mansion located near the synagogue. Its construction was completed in 1902. The building's architecture was inspired by the Italian Neo-Renaissance. The mansion's most important decoration is bas-reliefs with two magnificently executed lions.
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Iconic cultural sights of Romania

The Cantacuzino Palace built in Bucharest in the year 1903, combines both features of rococo air and original art nouveau. Tall oblong windows and openwork forged balconies in combination with a powerful foundation and stucco make Cantacuzino a real gem for Bucharest. To date, the Palace has a permanent exposition that showcases original interior items, paintings, and antique furniture. In addition, there is a concert hall in the museum and you can listen to live music in the garden during summer. Visitors are welcome from Tuesdays to Sundays; between the hours of 10 am to 5 pm. Entrance tickets for adults cost 6 Romanian Lei. On the 26th of every month, the museum provides free entrance. You can easily access the building by buses Number 300 and 381. … Open
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Culture guide to Constanta. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Constanta: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Constanta. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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