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Sightseeing in Constanta - what to see. Complete travel guide

Constanta Constanta is the main city of Romania and a modern resort on the Black Sea cost. Nowadays the territory of the city is the place of building of new hotels and resorts. The largest and most famous of them are Eforie and Mamaia. The resorts are not only great for peaceful rest on beach, but are also good for your health, because they have a status of health-improving resorts due to sapropelic mud. Large deposits of this mud are found near the resorts. Healing qualities of this mud are sometimes compared with the action of the Dead Sea.
In Constanta, holidaymakers with children will have plenty of prospects for an unforgettable holiday. Fans of active entertainment should definitely visit the best aqua park of the city - … Open
Besides magnificent beaches, mild climate and healing mud Constanta is rich is historical sights and offers its guests wide choice of entertainments. The main architectural sight of the city is the casino, which building was finished in the end of the 20th century. This is a magnificent building that amazes people by its grand and elegant look. You can diversify your cultural program by visiting a Dolphinarium, a Planetarium or a new Aquarium. Attending them may be particularly entertaining by children as there are special excursions to little guests.
If you enjoy attending religious sights, we should definitely recommend visiting the Orthodox Christian Cathedral, the Mosque and the Catholic Kostel. All these sacred places were built on the edge of 18th and 19th centuries. The oldest architecture sights of Constanta are the ruins of the Roman facilities. Only floor mosaics have survived till our days. Many years ago the mosaics were used to decorate the floors of spacious trading facilities. You will also see here the remains of the Byzantine basilica and protective facilities built in 5-6th centuries. Theatre connoisseurs will enjoy visiting two main theaters of the city – Dramatic and Musical. Copyright
It’s not easy to choose among the best restaurants in Constanta, as attractive eating places wait for you literally on every street. To explore the characteristics of the national … Open
A landmark structure for the city is the Great Mosque of Mahmud. It was built in 1910 by order of the king, and is considered one of the most beautiful mosques in the country. To decorate its hall in Turkey, masters were ordered to make a huge carpet its weight is more than a thousand pounds. Now this luxurious carpet is one of the largest in Europe. Another interesting feature of this mosque is the minaret, whose height is 164 feet. To climb to its summit, it is necessary to overcome 140 steps.
Sunday in December Fans of walks in picturesque places will be interested to visit the Murfatlar Vineyard. Here is one of the oldest wineries in the region, where tourists spend fascinating excursions. A few years ago, a museum was opened on the territory of this factory. The exposition consists of ancient Greek and Roman amphoras, as well as old presses used hundreds of years ago for wine production.
Constanta is one of the most picturesque and unique cities in Romania. It is not among the popular tourist destinations, even now foreigners are very rare here. Tourists from other countries … Open
In the immediate vicinity of the city, is the fortress of Hercules. Despite its name, it has nothing to do with ancient culture. This fortress was built in the late 13th century. Since its inception, it belonged to Genoese merchants, and in the early 15th century was captured by late Sultan Mehmed I. In the 16th century, it came to neglect, and to date it has been preserved only partially. During a tour, tourists can not only admire the ruins of the fortress, but also watch the birds that chose these picturesque places as their home.
Constanta In the vicinity of the city, in one of the oldest fishing houses today is the Enisala Peasant Museum. This museum has a very interesting collection of folk art. Visitors can admire the beautiful tapestries and paintings, as well as see the works of local artisans. The old house, in which the atmosphere of the past was recreated as much as possible, is an outstanding historical site.
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 … Open
One of the largest cultural centers in the region is the Museum of Folk Art. Now its collection has about 16,000 exhibits which were collected in various regions of Romania. Here you can see beautiful national costumes, jewelry, as well as interior items that used to adorn the peasant houses.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Constanta and surroundings

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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Constanta
♥   Shopping area ' Strada Ștefan cel Mare' Constanţa, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Bulevardul Tomis' Constanţa, 3.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Constanta
♥   Castle 'Hotin Citadel' , 14.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Constanta
♥   Nature Park 'Zlatni pyasatsi' , 111.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National park 'Muntii Macinului' , 122.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Danube Delta' , 125.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Constanta from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Evangelia Wrecks

From the series “The Surviving Remains of Shipwrecks You Can Observe Yourself”
The dry-cargo ship has an outstanding story of the building. It was built in 1941 and was named Saxon Star 2. This dry cargo ship was built at the Harland & Wolff Ltd shipyard, where the Titanic was built. During the war, this cargo was used for transportation of wounded soldiers. From 1946 until 1958 it was used as a cargo shipping. In 1959 the cargo ship was sold to the Greece company and renamed in "Evangelia". The ship is 135 meters long, in the middle of the 20th century it was one of the largest dry-cargo ships in the world. Today this abandoned ship is open for everybody. … Read further

Sightseeing in Romania: things to see

A popular European resort destination, Romania never ceases to attract tourists with its beautiful beaches, picturesque nature and wide choice of excursion programs. Bucharest remains the starting point of vast majority of excursion routes. This city is both administrative and culture capital of the country. When it comes to mentioning the most important landmarks of Bucharest, we should start with Palatul Cotroceni, an amazing example of architecture of the 17th century. The palace was built on a high hill that had been previously the site of an ancient monastery. A part of the palace has been transformed into the Museum of History, while the other part is used as the president's residence. … Open
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Preferred to Open 9 New Hotels in 2022

In September 2022, the Sommerro hotel in Oslo will start operating in a carefully restored 1930s Art Deco building. This building is a true landmark of Frogner, a historic neighborhood of the Norwegian capital. A multi-million-dollar renovation carefully turned the largest preservation project in Norway into a modern hotel with 231 rooms, including 56 residences. Preferred will open five more hotels in 2022, namely, The Wall Street Hotel in New York, Amrit Ocean Resort & Residences on Singer Island (Florida, the US), TOA Hotel & Spa in Zanzibar, Pendry hotel in Washington, and Pendry Park City hotel in Utah. Read this


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