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Black Sea Shore, Romania

Location of Constanta on map

From Ukraine in the North to Bulgaria in the South, the Romania's vicinity with Black Sea is 245 km long including the Danube Delta. Soth of the Danube Delta's boundary is the Romanian riviera, a beautiful alternation of bluffs, beaches and harbours. There are 15 resorts along the coast accommodating over 200.000 tourists according to the official records. In 2015, 170 mil euros were spent to add more than 450.000 square meters to the existing beaches.

Neptun Resort top view
Venus Resort top view
girls dancing a medieval dance of princesses
Decebalus Rex in Danube's Cauldrons
pottage of chicken and vegetables with parsley on top
national folkloric Romanian dance

The are many attractive landmarks that's worth visiting: cable gondola and aqua park in Mamaia, yacht marinas in Constanta and Mangalia, inland lakes next to the sea in Mamaia, Neptun, Costinesti or Venus, aquarium, history and naval museums in Constanta, stud farm in Mangalia.

The ruins of Tomis fortress are another important landmark in Dobruja. The settlement was founded more then 2500 years ago by the Greek navigators and merchands who have come from Milet on the place of today's Constanta. In the middle of the first century AC, the fortress was a florishing city with many public squares and bath, streets, big buildings and temples. The settlement was destroyed by the Avars in 601. Later, a little fishermen village
started to develop on the ruin of Tomis. It is this little fishermen settlement that became Constanta.
The great poet Latine Ovidiu has spent his last years of his life in Tomis. He gave us important information about the life and customs of the native Getaes
in "Tristele" and "Ponticele".

One of the most
precious architectural complex discover is a Roman edifice dating 3-4 centuries with a floor formed by coloures mosaic pieces, represernting geometrical and floral figures. The specialists apreciate that this mosaic from Constanta is one of the first of the kind in the world. < back ...read more>

ruins of buildings from Tomis fortress
ruins of buildings from Tomis fortress
ruins of buildings from Tomis fortress
ruins of buildings from Tomis fortress
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