Mamaia is called the pearl of the Black Sea’s Littoral.
The station was founded in the year 1906, on a 500 meters wide earth band, that lies between the Black Sea and the Siutghiol Lake.
In 1927, the villa of the king was built here, and later, in 1935, the building of the casino started. The hotel Rex was built in the year 1936.
In 1958 the construction of the hotels chain of Mamaia begun.
Today, the station is very modern and its fine sand beach is a great attraction foe many tourists every year.
Not far from the south entrance from Constanta, there is the Holyday Village, a collection of traditional rustic restaurants and small inns, representing all the regions of the country.
In Mamaia there is the first aquatic amusement park from Romania, called Aqua Magic, on a surface of 2 hectares.
In 2004 the cable railway gondola over the station was inaugurated.
The visitors have the possibility to see the whole station from over.
The hotels, the restaurants, the open air theatre, the numerous water sports or beach sports possibilities, all together transform the pearl of the littoral into a diamante.
The Ovidiu Square is an important part of the old centre of Constanta.
Here is a pleasure to walking by day or by night.
The middle point of the square is the Archaeological Museum and the statue of Ovidius that is placed at front of it.
The Great Mosque is placed also into the square.
Here there is also the Roman Edifice with Mosaic, an important objective of Constanta.
Many restaurants and bars, banks, and other important attractions, there are on the place.
The Ovidius Square has an extraordinary fascination for all the travelers that come here everyday.
It was constructed in the year 1958, and it lies between the Modern Strand and the Casino Faleza.
This tourist’s harbour is made for the enjoyment ships and boats.
Here, come many fishers to find their stillness.
It is a lovely place to relax and to walking.
In the middle of the port water there is a spring fountain that is a reply to these of Geneva Lake.
The “Faleza Cazinoului” is the south-east coast of the Constanta Peninsula.
It is a great attraction for many visitors that come here to walking, and to admire the wonderful view at the Black Sea and at the Constanta Harbour.
Here, there are the Constanta Casino, the Aquarium, the Genovese Light tower, the monument of Mihai Eminescu, the statue of Anghel Saligny, and many other statues and monuments.
The Orthodox Cathedral and the Roman ruins are also to be views, here.
You never get bored. Because the night life is the bomb !!
Fondest memory: The best memory was of me swimming in the Black Sea at 4:00 AM, with 5 hot women whom i didn't even know the name of... after partying all night at the best club in Constanta. Club Mania
Walk around the whole city and take in all it has to offer. There are a lot of museums and and monuments to visit... very interesting... also, walk on the seashore and definetly walk around the old city and visit the Mosque and casino... A lot of beautiful parks too.
Fondest memory: The fondest memory I have is the friendly people... especially the friendly girls...
Favorite thing: In the 7th Centuries of B.C, the Greeks founded a number of colonies on the Black Sea shore. These were the ancient cities of Histria, Tomis and Callatis (now Constanta and Mangalia). Herodot, the Greek historian of the time, was the first to mention the native inhabitants of the land. These were the Dacians, a branch of the people living in the Balkans, named Thracians. Five centuries later the supremacy of Greece declined, and a new power arose: the Romans. By this time, the Dacians were united for the first time under the authority of a wise ruler called Burebista. He founded a capital city in the heights of the Carpathian Mountains. Its ruins can still be seen today. The new city - Sarmizegetusa - was well-organized and defended by powerful fortresses. 200 years later, in the 1st century A.D., another great Dacian leader, Decebalus, became the ruler of Sarmizegetusa. Meanwhile, the legendary richness of the country made it a temptation for the Roman Empire. The Dacians fiercely fought to defend their land against Roman occupation. Decebalus resisted the Romans more than 20 years and only the great emperor Traianus could defeat him. But he needed to build a bridge in order to get his troops over the Danube river. This task was accomplished by the famous ancient engineer Apolodor of Damascus, and the remains of that unprecedented bridge still stand today. Traianus could conquer the great Dacian city only after one traitor sold him the secret of the hidden water pipes. The Romans left the city without water, forcing it to surrender. Decebalus killed himself, and Traianus celebrated the victory for 123 days. In honor of this victory he also erected a sculpted column to tell the story of conquering Dacia. Traianus's column still stands in Rome. During the two centuries of Roman Occupation, new roads and cities were built in Dacia. The official language was Latin, from which the present Romanian language was born. The Romans retreated from Dacia in 271 A.D.
The Casino - built in 1909 was inaugurated in August 1910; the designs were made by the French architect Daniel Renard (first design was made in 1903; in 1905, the architect Petre Antonescu made the second design - but the first one was chosen). The building has been the most representative in town for decades, a real symbol for Constanta; it was also the only representative of \'art nouveau\' style in Romania. On the top of the building, the decorations consists of old ships representations (ram heads and alga garlands); inside there are staircases and imposing banisters, covered columns and marble girdles on the walls. In 1985-1987 the building was restored, the furniture was entirely changed.
Fondest memory: When i'm not in Constanta i miss the aer is a little bit salty aer becouse of the sea.But to fell that you must come and visit this city and you'll not regreted.
Constanta county residence; ancient Tomis (6th cent. B.C.)
Romania's second largest city, Constanta attracts by the harmony between ebulient business world and intense cultural life.
Developed upon the ancient ruins of the Greek stronghold Tomis, Constanta has always been a centre of ethnic and spiritual diversity, a pole of economic exchanges in the Black Sea region and in South-Eastern Europe.
The very first thing to do in Constanta is take a walk on the usual walking place by the sea, close to the old Casino. Especially in the evening it can put you in a very romantic mood! In fact this would be the word to best describe the city: a romantic place. The sea makes it so, the sings of the past emerging almost out of nowhere in the old city, the ways you can spend your time here.
There is so much to do and see here! And also just lying in the sun and get the very good feeling of swiming in the sea can take you away from ... normal and borrying everyday life for a while.
Fondest memory: One full day I spent there just walking and visiting museums and other places. I would love so much to do it again!
Go shopping downtown, but also make sure to hit the road side tents that you can find beautiful paintings or handmade lace things.
The museums for sure and also take a walk along the Sea where the garrison is.
Fondest memory: Sitting on the beach at night and seeing the stars so bright. The great deals and beautiful things the people make.
Visiting and sitting in 3 different types of MIG's and watching them fly. Amazing.
Have a look around the town . Is so different compared with another town in Romania .You are projected in another world closer to Levant than to Central Europe .
Very close to Constanta are some of the most faimous Romanian Sea resorts as well as the Danube Delta (The Europe's largest natural rezervation )
Fondest memory: In Constanta together with the Romanians is living in perfect harmony quite a large Turkish minority as well as Bulgarians and Tatars (some remains of the N Nogai Emire Horde estabilshed there at the begining of the XIV century in order to control the great Constantinopole.
Information on accommodations, restaurants, transport, as well as assistance
with hotel reservations.
Address: Blvd. Tomis 223, Constanta
Tel: (241) 488.600 or 488.601
Fondest memory: I miss the beach and the fun we have in the summer time...and this is what I will miss the most if I will ever move away for a longer period of time.
We have a very nice seaside with golden sandy beaches..
Heres me & my friends after two days party no sleep lots of drinks, some of us really suffering, some of us hiding behind glasses or others:)