Romania, the beautiful country is home to a beautiful city known as Constanta. Visiting Constanta Romania is a great experience. Constanta is the biggest seaport in Romania and is the second most important city in the country. It is the capital of the Constanta County.
It is the coastal Black Sea Town exactly situated in the Dobruja region of Romania. Constanta has a population of about more than two-hundred-thousand people, hence is the fifth most populous city and the second largest metropolitan area in Romania.
Constanta is known as Tomis, because of the queen who laid the foundation of this city, named Tomyris.
Constanta’s weather could be unpleasant at times. The summers are nearly extreme, hot, dry and sunny, nights are even warmer than days probably because of the heat absorbed by the water during the day.
September can be hotter than June, probably because of the same reason again. While, on the other hand, winters are balmier, but can be unpleasant during some of the months. Constanta appears to have all the four seasons in a year.
Visiting Constanta Romania: Transport
Constanta has a great infrastructure. Back in eighteen ninety-five, Constanta had its first railway station bringing trains from Bucharest that used to transport goods, grains and petroleum between the cities.
A2 motorway is a road link between Bucharest and Constanta, A4 connects the Port of Constanta to Mangalia. The Port of Constanta is the fourth-largest in the whole wide Europe.
The city has the Mihail Kogălniceanu International Airport.
The public transport system of Constanta is being run by RATC which includes bus lines and one double-decker open-top bus for sightseeing in summer.
Buses are quite easy to catch in Constanta and if you are thinking to get to the resort of Mamaia, you can catch these Volvo double-decker buses.
Visiting Constanta Romania: Main Sights
Constanta is known as the city of night, with long and lively nights, open bars and restaurants, casinos, theatres, archaeological treasures, historical monuments, museums, shops, ancient ruins and many a great places to visit. Visiting Constanta Romania is a very nocturnal experience.
The Casino is the brightest spot to be, while visiting Constanta Romania, which is near the water and is active most of the night. It’s one of the greatest examples of magnificent architecture. The walking board right in front of the Casino is a bright, sunlit spot during the day where couples love to walk.
While visiting Constanta Romania, for some peeking into history, you can visit the National History and Archaeology Museum, The Navy’s Museum or the Popular Art Museum.
You can visit some religious entities within the city( Beware: Women with short skirts and men with sleeveless and shorts are not allowed inside these two buildings), two of which are The Great Mahmudiye Mosque and St, Peter and Paul Orthodox Cathedral. The mosque which is a gift from King Carol I to the local Muslim community has a Romanian and Byzantine interior, which is being preserved since 1910.
Mamaia is the resort in the Black Sea which provides quite luxurious living arrangements. There can be more activities like sunbathing.
Visiting Constanta Romania: Food
While visiting Constanta Romania, how can we miss on food!
A lot of active fast-food chains are quite the shiz, there. Most of these sell Kebabs and Shawarma.
You can even find the internationally franchised food chains, like McDonald’s, Pizza Hut, KFC etc.
There are other spots like, Pizzeria Aldo which offers a great collection of Pizzas and Chinese Garden for Chinese food lovers.
That’s all about visiting Constanta Romania, for more information on Constanta you can visit the official website.