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Tulcea

 

Tulcea is situated on 7 hills in the Tulcea Hills, at the 30 m high and it is the largest city in the Danube Delta.
The beauty and the diversity of the landscape, the richness and variety of the archaeological remains and of the historical monuments give the most unique air of the city, and the entire county.
Tulcea presents several points of tourist attractions, unique in the country:
  • Museum of History and Archeology – is a true history lesson of the ancient and medieval times of the North Dobrogea area, by exposing a rich archaeological heritage – about 90,000 archaeological, numismatic and epigraphic pieces.
  • Ethnography and Folk Art Museum – hosts many temporary exhibitions of creative and traditional folk customs specific of Dobrogea area and whole country owning a total of approximately 6400 pieces.
  • Natural Museum of the Danube Delta Sciences – known as the Danube Delta Museum presents the most important species of flora and fauna characteristic of the main ecosystem of the Danube Delta Biosphere Reservation. In the basement of the museum is the main attraction – the aquarium, which, besides the species of fish, reptiles and invertebrates specific of this area, houses also some curiosity from the Atlantic and Indian Ocean.
  • Eco-Museum Research Institute has 4 museums: the Danube Delta Museum, the Art Museum, the Archeology Museum and the Ethnography Museum.
  • Art Museum of Tulcea – located near Danube cliff, the museum houses collections of art, engravings and contemporary sculpture and an exceptional collection of avant-garde signed by Romanian artists as: George Petrascu, Nicholas Tonitza, Theodor Pallady, Nicolae Grigorescu, Frederic Storck, Ion Jalea, Oscar Han, Victor Brauner – the most important collection of paintings in the country.