Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Tulcea

Central Eco-Tourism Museum of the Danube Delta

This combined museum and aquarium is a good primer on the delta's varied flora and fauna. There are stuffed animals on the main floor and a small but fascinating aquarium on the lower level, with ample signage in En…
Museum in Constanţa

National History & Archaeological Museum

This is the city's most important museum, though on balance it's a minor disappointment. The stunning ground-floor exhibits of vases, jewellery and statuary from the Greek and Roman periods, lasting until about AD 5…
Ruins in Black Sea Coast & Littoral

Histria Archaeological Complex & Museum

About 65km north of Constanţa, Histria, or Istros, settled in 657 BC by Greek traders, is Romania’s oldest town. Its founding by Greek colonists, through the Hellenic decline, the rise and fall of the Roman Empire a…
Museum in Constanţa

Natural Sciences Museum Complex

The museum complex is more of a zoo than traditional museum, with exhibits on flora and fauna, including live birds and other animals, common to the Black Sea region. The complex features a dolphinarium, with daily …
Cemetery in Sulina

Sulina Cemetery

The town cemetery, 2km east of the centre along the road to the beach, reflects the diversity of Sulina's early inhabitants. You'll find Romanian and Russian Orthodox, Greeks, Turks and Jews, all buried within close…
Ruins in Constanţa

Roman Mosaic

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 the 4th century that was discovered in the 1960s. The sit…
Museum in Constanţa

Naval History Museum

This museum offers a fascinating if slightly confusing stroll through 2000 years of maritime history on the Black Sea. The exhibit begins in the Greco-Roman period, with some intricate models of old Roman boats, but…
Historic Building in Constanţa

Casino

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 the public. The building was commissioned by King Carol I an…
Museum in Tulcea

History & Archaeology Museum

This well-worth-visiting museum is presented on two levels, with the upper level given over to extensive Roman findings and the lower level displaying even more fascinating artefacts of pre-Roman civilisations going…
Museum in Constanţa

Art Museum

This airy museum in an atrium is heavy on 19th-century realism and landscapes, including those by Nicolae Grigorescu, whose pointillist and Impressionist paintings anticipated more modern movements. Our favourite ha…