Orthodox Cathedral


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 of the cathedral are some ruins of ancient Tomis.

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Nearby Constanţa attractions

1. 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…

2. Aquarium

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This small, waterfront aquarium focuses on fish native to the Black Sea, including a selection of endangered sturgeon, as well as local freshwater species…

3. 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…

4. 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…

5. 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…

6. Genoese Lighthouse


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…

7. 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…