Historical Tourism


Historical tourism  - being included in the category: other types of tourism, is represented by the legacy of historical and archaeological artifacts who complete  the classic offer of traditional tourism , being composed of  great attractions for the whole coast. Among them we can mention:

-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

-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.

-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 forthe festivities for the Mnagalia ‘s Day.

-Mosque "Esma Han Sultan " - 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.

-The archaeological site from the Center of the Roman Business "Black Sea" located on the cliff in Mangalia, at equal distance (50 m) from downtown and from the sea, the entire archaeological site discovered in this area has been restored and arranged

-The Princiar Tombstone  - mound Documaci - situated in the vicinity of town, the funeral complex  is made up of a grave of large-scale oriented east-west and a rectangular-shaped construction whose functionality could not be established yet.

 The Entire complex has been inhabited, proof being the great quantity of the  fragments of ceramic representing amfores and vessels for common use.