Top things to do

Top Choice International in Constanţa

Irish Pub

Several years after it opened to an enthusiastic reception, this is still the place to see and be seen, and one of the best meals in town. There are a couple of pub staples like burgers, and fish and chips, but the …
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…
Top Choice International in Mamaia


Head chef Nelu Păucă trained around the world before opening this romantic terrace restaurant on Lake Siutghiol, near the southern end of Mamaia. Specialities include steak tartare, frog legs and a mouthwatering arr…
Top Choice Seafood in Vama Veche


This informal grill-and-picnic-tables beachfront place draws big crowds, particularly campers from the nearby wild campsites. The fresh fish is grilled on the spot. To find it, follow the main street, Str Ion Creang…
Ruins in Constanţa

Archaeological Park

Near the city’s main intersection, B-dul Ferdinand and B-dul Tomis, is the Archaeological Park, which has remains of the 3rd-century Roman city wall and the 6th-century butchers’ tower, loads of Roman sculptures and…
Ruins in Constanţa

Roman Mosaic

Located just behind and south of the National History and 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 site …
Church in Constanţa

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.
Museum in Constanţa

Ion Jalea Sculpture Museum

This small museum, just at the entryway to the seaside promenade, features the works of Ion Jalea, a 20th-century sculptor often said to be a forefather of modern technique.
Aquarium in Constanţa


This waterfront aquarium focuses on fish native to the Black Sea, including a large selection of endangered sturgeon, as well as local freshwater species.
Waterfront in Constanţa

Genoese Lighthouse

A peaceful promenade meanders along the waterfront, offering sweeping views of the Black Sea and a 8m-high Genoese Lighthouse located off Str Remus Opreanu and a pier, which has a fine view of old Constanţa. B…