Constanta is located on the Black Sea, between the mouths of the Danube and Mangalia harbor, occupying a central position on the Romanian seacoast.
Constanta is an ancient city, founded 2,500 years ago (VI century BC) by Greek colonists from Miletus city.
More than 100 years of history
The ground floor of the museum hosts the Thesaurus room: painted vessels with black figures (VII-VI centuries BC), Tanagara burnt clay figurines, jewelery collections, marble statues and figurines, “the Glykon snake” statue (III century AD).
At the floor are exhibited copies of the famous statues “The thinker” and “The Sitting Woman” (Hamangia Culture- neolithic era), ceramic pottery of the Gumelnita and Boian culture. The Roman mosaic-floored edifice si located near the museum.
"Kral camisi" or "King’s Mosque"
Mahmud II Mosque, “Kral camisi” or “King’s Mosque” in Constanta, as it is called, is a unique architectural monument in Dobrogea and the main building of Muslim worship in the city.
The Great Mosque in Constanta houses an art collection where the most important object is the carpet brought from Ada Kaleh island as a donation of Abdul Hamid sultan. The carpet is 200 years old and comes from the famous handicraft center Herek in Turkey. It has 144 square meters with a length of 16 meters and…
The touristic port of Constanta
Tomis is the touristic port of Constanta. All around you can find restaurants, terraces and barges at anchor. Just in the middle of the water from the port an arthesian well springs out.
The only one in Romania
The museum of the Romanian Navy was founded on the 25th of October 1965.
The building, which houses big part of the historical patrimony of the Navy, it is itself declared a historical monument.
The exhibition of the museum is organized in four sections: ancient, medieval, modern and contemporary eras, presented in 128 rooms with a surface of 10,000 sqm.
The Navy Museum, through thousands of layouts, reproducing all types of existent boats in our military and commercial navy, from its …
A permanently window opened towards the sky
For those who have never been to a Planetarium, this is an unforgettable experience. At the planetarium, on an artificial canopy, a starry sky is projected. In the air conditioned room, you can spend one night in a couple of minutes, always having the certainty of a “clear sky”.
The Planetarium has a dome with 8m diameter and a capacity of 80 seats. The projection device that carries out the demonstrations is a ZKP-2 type (1988), realized in Germany (Karl Zeiss Jena).
In the Planetarium…
The most impressive collection of sturgeons in the world
Located on the frontshore, near the Casino, the National History and Archeology Museum presents the marine fauna and flora. About 60 species of fish from Black Sea and Danube Delta and species of fish from world tropical and subtropical areas can be seen. Here you will se an important collection of sturgeons (the most extensive in the world) and different types of fish that reach 1-2 meters long.