The Greek Church

The Greek Church "Change to the Face" is the first church in the city, built in 1868, with the contribution of the Greek community. The story of the beautiful church began about a century and a half ago, when Dobrogea was part of the Ottoman Empire, and the birthmark of the first place of Christian worship in Constanta. The construction of the church started in 1862 year with [...]

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The Orthodox Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul

The Archbishopric Orthodox Cathedral "Saints Peter and Paul", the largest edifice of city worship, was built between 1883-1885. The cathedral dedicated to the Saints For and Paul is the largest and most important place of Orthodox worship in Dobrogea, being also known as the Archbishopric of Tomis. The church is located in [...]

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Hotel Palace

Built on the seafront in the 1914 year, in the vicinity of the Casino, the Palace Hotel was from the beginning a high-class hotel for its era, owned by Baron Edgar de Marçay, one of the casino owners of Monte Carlo. Palace was the hotel of gambling buffs. Since its inception, [...]

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Tribunal, Royal Palace

Built between the years of 1904-1906, having the same architect as the Casino, the Royal Palace was designed for the royal family as a summer residence. The Royal Palace in Constanţa was the first royal residence in the Black Sea and the construction began in the year 1902, being finalized in 1906, the year when King Carol I serba four decades of reign [...]

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House with lions

The imposing seafront building was built according to the plans of the Romanian architect Ion Berindei, between 1895 and 1898. The Lei House and the fame of Loniay, aristocrat, a concubine of Constanza of World War I, is another unknown story of the city. The Lion House became, after the First World War, for a short time [...]

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Genoese Lighthouse

The lighthouse was built around 1300 by the Genoese who traded in the harbor and restored between 1858-1860 years and French architect Artin Aslan. The monument has a height of 16 meters, octagonal shape and is built of natural stone blocks, carved on all faces and joined together with [...]

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The Royal Villa

Named the Royal Palace of Mamaia during the monarchy, the building was part of the ownership of Princess Elena, the mother of King Michael. There the young King spent some of his childhood summers. The Royal Palace was designed by the Italian architect Mario Stoppa and built by Carlo Actis, under the direct leadership of the architect Constantine D. Dobrescu. The works of the great summer residences [...]

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Statue of Anghel Saligny

The work of Sculptor Oscar Han, an extremely important but controversial artist, the figure of the character who has marked the history of Constanţa and Dobrogea looking for the port. On the statue's base is mounted a marble plate with the text: ANGHEL SALIGNY 1854-1925 Designed and led the construction and modernization works of the port of Constanţa (1899-1910), prefiguring its development [...]

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The statue of Victory

Perhaps the most representative monument of the socialist period is the statue of Victory. The Victory Monument is made in the style of socialist realism and glorifies the antifascist struggle of the Romanian people. It was unveiled in the year 1968, and her creator was Boris Caragea. In the history of Romanian art, the name of the sculptor Boris Caragea represents controversy, glory, destruction, denial, then revenge [...]

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Bust of Mihai Eminescu

The statue complex dedicated to the great poet was unveiled in the 1934 year, has a height of 3m and is the work of the sculptor Oscar Han. The monument is located near the sea, on the cliff of the Casino, thus fulfilling one of the wishes expressed by the artist in poetry poems: "I have one more longing ..." "I still have one longing: In the silence of the evening [...]

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Statue of Queen Elizabeth

Made in the 1937 year by sculptor Ion Jalea, paid by public subscription, the statuary group consists of two elements: "Queen Elizabeth's Statue" and "Muza cu harpa". In the 50 years, the communist regime decided to remove the statue and replace it with another work of the same artist: "Arcaş resting." In the year 1975 the song "Muza cu harpa" was [...]

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The Statue of Ovid

The opera of the renowned Italian sculptor Ettore Ferrari, is an emblematic statue of the city and probably the most important monument of Constanta. The statue was unveiled in August of 1887 in the presence of local personalities of the time and was a festive event for the entire city. The bronze statue depicts the writer Ovidiu in a [...]

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"Ion Jalea" Sculpture Museum

ION JALEA MUSEUM is one of the few cultural edifices in our country dedicated exclusively to sculpture. The institution is housed in a beautiful Brancovean style building at the beginning of the 20th century. Inside the museum are exhibited over 200 of superb works donated by the sculptor in the 1969 year and his family, in 1984, after his death. At the ground floor […]

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Constanta Museum of Art

With a heritage over 7000 works of Romanian art, the Art Museum is a point of reference on the cultural map of the city, through the value and importance of the exhibits. The basic exhibition of the Constanta Museum is structured on the monograph nuclei / masters rooms and suggests a complex image of the creation of each one, but also of the evolution directions of [...]

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Marine Museum Constanta

The permanent exhibition is structured in chronological order and comprises four sections: old, medieval, modern and contemporary history. In the first rooms three-dimensional objects - bas-reliefs, epigraphic moldings, coins, graphic works, transmit information on the beginning of navigation on these in the space between the mountains, the Danube and the Great. The generous space over 10.000 mp is organized in 22 [...]

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Museum of History Constanta

The Museum of National History and Archeology is the second important museum after the History Museum in Bucharest. The massive and imposing construction that dominates the entire market was built between 1912-1921 years under the guidance of architect Victor Ştefănescu. The museum is structured on three levels, on the ground floor being the Tezaur rooms, dominated by the statue of the Glycon serpent. Within the other floors of [...]

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