onstanta municipality, the chief - town of the
county with the same name and the most important industrial,
commercial and cultural center of Dobrogea, has more
than 300.000 inhabitants.
Romania's second largest
city, Constanta attracts by the harmony between ebullient
business world and intense cultural life. The main gate
of the country to the Black Sea and to the Danube -
by means of the navigable canal inaugurated in 1984
- Constanta is also a place of call for the main cruisers.
Located on the site of the
Miles city of Tomis (6th cent. B.C.), the settlement
preserves a great many ancient vestiges and from the
late epoch (4th cent. A.D.)when is started being named
The Genovese lighthouse
The Ovid's statue
The "Gânditorul" statuettes
of the ancient traditions of culture and civilization,
the city benefits now from a rich spiritual life, numerous
museums, and various modalities of entertainment.
On the shore of the Black Sea,
which was once considered inhospitable by Roman Ovid,
between Mamaia and Mangalia (ancient Callatis, as old
as Tomis), there unfolds the pageant of modern architecture
and color of the famous see international resorts, oases
of health and rest, intensely populated
In summer but appreciated throughout
the year as well (Mamaia, Eforie Nord, Neptun, Mangalia
provide treatment bases with nonstop programme).
Constanta has always been a
center of ethnic and spiritual diversity, a pole of
economic exchanges in the Black Sea region and
in South-Eastern Europe.