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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…
Religious Site in Tulcea

Azizie Mosque

In front of the St Nicholas Cathedral there's a memorial monument to local victims of the 1989 revolution. Nearby is a fabulous Greek Orthodox church . Northeast you'll discover the Azizie Mosque , which the charism…
Museum in Tulcea

History & Archaeology Museum

The 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 artifacts of pre-Roman civilisations going …
Museum in Tulcea

Folk Art & Ethnographic Museum

This modest museum displays the ethnic and cultural diversity of the delta region over the centuries, and the interaction of Romanians with Turks, Russians, Ukrainians and Bulgarians. There is some signage in Englis…
Museum in Tulcea

Fine Arts Museum

The Fine Arts Museum has over 700 wood and glass icons and a large collection of Romanian paintings and sculptures, including some surrealist and avant-garde works.
Romanian in Tulcea

Restaurant Select

Though it’s a couple of blocks away from the port and lacks any buzz to speak of, this is still the best restaurant in town. The multilingual, varied menu offers fresh fish, pizza and the local speciality, tochitura…
Pizza in Tulcea

Trident Pizzeria

Excellent spot for good thin-crust pizza and fast pasta.
Romanian in Tulcea

Restaurant Central

Low-key terrace restaurant a couple of blocks away from the port draws a mostly local crowd for beers, well-done pork dishes and fresh fish.
Pub in Tulcea


This is the best watering hole in the immediate port area, with great coffee drinks by day and Guinness and Skol wheat beer during the evening. Draws a mostly local student and arty (for Tulcea) crowd.