The Heroes' Monument
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.