Attractions

Museum in Drobeta-Turnu Severin

Iron Gates Museum

While the museum houses an ethnographic and natural-sciences section, as well as an aquarium displaying Danubian species, the highlight is a scale model of the Roman bridge constructed across the Danube in AD 103 by…
Museum in Drobeta-Turnu Severin

Museum of the Hydroelectric Power Plant

This museum takes you inside the massive hydroelectric power station and gives a good idea of the scale of the plant. Guided tours (in Romanian only) take you down five levels to see the turbines, but there's little…
Historic Building in Drobeta-Turnu Severin

Water Tower

Severin's most striking building is this massive water tower, dating from 1910. It was one of the first buildings here to use iron in its construction. These days you can walk the 159 steps to the top for views out …
Ruins in Drobeta-Turnu Severin

Medieval Fortress of Severin

Just above the port and below the Hotel Continental, these restored ruins mark the spot where the mighty Fortress of Severin once stood. The fort dates from the 11th century and marked the border between the Hungari…