This small, waterfront aquarium focuses on fish native to the Black Sea, including a selection of endangered sturgeon, as well as local freshwater species and few more-exotic fish from around the world.

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Nearby Constanţa attractions

1. Casino

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Constanţa's stunning but sadly derelict art-nouveau casino, dating from 1910, was awaiting a long overdue renovation at the time of research and closed to…

2. Genoese Lighthouse

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This tiny lighthouse, which rises to a height of only 16m, dates from the middle of the 19th century and is prized more for the beauty of its construction…

3. Orthodox Cathedral

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Constanţa's Orthodox cathedral, built in 1885 in Greco-Roman style, is a beautiful building and worth a peek to admire the dark, sombre interior. In front…

4. Ion Jalea Sculpture Museum

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This small museum, just at the entryway to the seaside promenade, features the works of Ion Jalea (1887–1983), a 20th-century sculptor often said to be a…

5. Statue of Mihai Eminescu

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This prominent statue of Romanian romantic poet Mihai Eminescu dates from the early 1930s and is the work of Romanian sculptor Oscar Han (1891–1976). The…

6. Great Mahmudiye Mosque

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This impressive mosque is the seat of the mufti and was built in 1910 by King Carol I. It's the spiritual home of the 50,000 Muslims who inhabit the…

7. Roman Mosaic

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Located just behind and south of the National History & Archaeological Museum, a modern building protects what's left of a Roman floor mosaic dating from…

8. Statue of Ovid

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This striking statue at the centre of Piața Ovidiu is dedicated to the Roman poet Publius Ovidius Naso (43 BC–17 AD), aka Ovid, who was banished to…