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You will be picked-up from the hotel where you are accommodated in Bucharest

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What You'll Do
  • Visit the Museum of Archeology and History Constanta
  • Discover Constanta
Overview
Going on this tour you will discover Constanta, the oldest town attested on the Romanian territory. It is also known as the ancient city of Tomis, situated on the Black Sea Coast.
What to Expect
You will be picked-up from the hotel in Bucharest and in the first part it will be driving on the highway to Constanta, crossing the bridge over the Danube (the first bridge was built in 1895 by the Romanian engineer Anghel Saligny during the King Carol I). Also we will pass the Nuclear Power Plant built by a Canadian Company starting with the beginning of 1978. After 3 hours of driving we will reach Constanta where we head to the Historical Center.

Constanta is the oldest town attested on the Romanian territory. 
You will visit the Museum of Archeology and History Constanta, gounded in 1878, the museum contains relics and pieces of architecture from the Greek and Roman period; the Roman Edifice with mosaic, discovered in 1959 by archaeological excavations, the edifice reveals an original Roman Mosaic, part of the commercial harbor, dating back to the 4th Century; the statue of Ovidius, representing Publius Ovidius Naso (43BC-17AC) who was buried under the gates of the Roman Citadel in the present location of the statue. The statue is located in the Ovidiu Square and was built in 1887 by the Italian sculptor Ettore Ferrari.
Then you will visit the Muslim Mosque, built between 1910-1912 as a homage to the local Moslem community, the inauguration was made in the presence of Carol I (the first king of Romania). It was first named Carol I and later it was renamed Mahmud the Second. Going up in the Minaret Tower you can have a splendid panoramic view of the whole city Constanta.
Afterwards, you will visit the Orthodox Cathedral, built between 1883-1895 by the famous Romanian architect Ion Mincu. It is a monument of Byzantine architectural style; the Aquarium Constanta, inaugurated in 1958 as the first public aquarium in Romania, you can see here a variety of fish species including a large collection of sturgeon.

After lunch, the day ends with the driving back to Bucharest.
What's Included
  • Pick-up from the hotel
  • Transport by car/minibus fuel included
  • English speaking driver
What's Not Included
  • Entrance fees (aprox. 10 Euro/person)
  • Lunch (aprox. 15 Euro/person)
Know Before You Go
*Please note that the time table is subjected to changed due to heavy city traffic and road works.

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