Tourist Route

1.Museum of archeology "Callatis" - features a collection of archeology of the great value, with parts which are discovered in the area around old castle Callatis: ancient columns , sarcophagi, fragments of architectural designs, sculptures, trinkets, inscriptions, ceramic, domestic and agricultural tools, statuettes, etc All these parts convincingly illustrates the interference between Greek civilization with Romanian influences ,on the native Dacian.

2.Tombstone with PAPYRUS - discovered in the 1959, The Papyrus, near skeleton, it could not be recovered, crumbling in contact with air. The grave (dated century IV i.e. n.) is made up of blocks of stone, who formed a sort of box, surrounded by a circle of stone, with a diameter of 14m.

3.The Romano-Byzantine enclosure-the north side-is located not far from the sea, the wall of enclosure being refurbished in the II-century “by order of the governor province, Marcus Valeriu Bradua" ,as the inscription informed us. On the sides of the north and west, old excavations have identified a series of quadrilaterals exterior towers being specific to the bizantin architects Cleodamos and Athenaios. The wall, thick of about 2 meters, is built of blocks of carved stone arranged regular after the order pseudoisodomon.

4.The Heroes' Monument - situated ȋn the center of the city, was born from a need of a symbol which could represent Mangalia due his millennial history and it”s role from ancient times. The Monument has been created ȋntr a modern design, the basic material being dobrogean stone and it’s an atriptic on the line V - E: The Gate, The Altar and The Ascension. His inauguration took place on 9 May 1998 – Heroes day and the Europe day - date chosen for the festivities for the Mnagalia ‘s Day. The part carries a plate of bronze with latin writing, which may be translated as:" is uplifting to die for your country". The sober of the edifice should contrasts with the freshness of the grass - symbol of regeneration and vitality.

5.Mosque "Esma Sultan Han" - a monument in the Moorish architecture style dating from the early XVI century, surrounded by a Muslim graveyard,among tombstones can be identified a series of architectural fragments from the edifices of ancient Callatis. The Mosque works today as a place of worship,being visited each year by many tourists from home and abroad. 6.Nautical tourism - has recently become a representative component of Mangalia by managing EU funds through Phare 2004-Large Regional Infrastructure Projects, a major tourist port, the only port on the Black Sea in Romania tourism receiving European Union funds, facilities, technical standards and European quality to enable them to be included in the most prestigious tourist port networks to the Mediterranean and Black Sea. Mangalia tourist port Marina is located on the western shore of the Black Sea, in an area of commercial maritime traffic and constant touring. The port is a refreshment of maritime history of the area, Mangalia having over 1500 years of navigation. On a quay length of 3.5 km, Tourist Port Mangalia is divided in 4 sections and a section of Marine, as it follows: Section 1 - quay at -1.0 m, a length of 297 m with a corresponding promenade platform, 6.0 m wide on the west side and 13.0 m wide platform on the north side. Marina pontoon is provided with a comparable number of the largest European tourist ports, as it follows: - 22 seats for ships with a length of 8 m - 22 seats for ships with a length of 9 m - 30 seats for ships with a length of 11 m - 42 seats for ships with a length of 13 m - 20 seats for ships with a length of 15 m - 10 seats for ships with a length of 18 m Sections 2 and 3 - sections arranged in the form of a wharf at -3.0 m, providing conditions for berthing medium-sized boats and cruise ships large capacities. As in sectionl 2, the arrangement of this section will provide conditions for berthing medium-sized vessels for the transport of people and large capacity cruise ships, fishing boats and in exceptional circumstances, border police and captains of ships and generally other ships with a draft of 2.5 m Section 4 - section built as a wharf at - 7.0 m for soliciting high capacity passenger vessels (cruise ships up to 450 seats).

7.Mangalia Genovese Lighthouse - built during 1858 - 1860, by an English company, this name has been given in the memory of the ancient traders.