Braila

braila map, romania

braila map, romania

Hotels in Braila

Traian Hotel
Direction:Piata Traian,2- Braila 6100
Description of hotel: Of a medium size, but good decorated and furnished in simple style.
It serves local and international gastronomy. This place offers a decent accommodation in this part of the country.

Hotel Triumph
Direction: Calea Calarasilor,214- Braila
Description: Of a medium size,simple furniture and decoration, it offers an appropriate accommodation.
This hotel is a simple property that offers a simple accommodation.

Information about Braila city

Its the capital city of the distict of the same name, placed to the Southeast of Romania.
The city has a population of 216.929 inhabitants. Braila is placed in a zone of natural lakes and also it is provided with artificial dedicated lakes all of them to the irrigation and to the pisciculture. Braila is an important agricultural and industrial center.

The Danube in Braila, romania

The Danube in Braila, romania

History
From 1538, the Ottoman Turks controlled the city and his surroundings until the Convention of Akkerman returned the government of Valaquia in 1829.
Before the invasion and Turkish domination, Esteban Big was attacked, plundered and set fire to the city by the prince moldavo, on February 2, 1470.
As part of a campaign against the repression that was happening on the part of the prince valaco, Radu Beautiful, since this one had been allied by the Turks.
The city also was governed by the prince valaco Miguel Brave between 1595 and 1596.
During the course of the XIXth century, the port of Braila, turned into one of the most important of Valaquia together with the Danube.
This one served as base for almost the whole goods that was entering or was going out of Romania, from what I go to that the city had a big economic growth at the end of the XIXth century and begin of the XXth.
But after the revolution of 1989, the city entered an economic period of decline.

Attractions in Braila
he biggest attractions that the city has are his monuments, as the Greek Church, which was constructed by the Greek community in 1865,also we can find the Church of Santos Arcángeles, the Church of San Nicolás, both also were constructed in the XIXth century and the theater Maria Filotti.
The ancient center of the city has numerous buildings of the XIXth century, some of them have been restored magnificently.
Other important attractions are the Public Garden, this is a park placed along with the shore of the Danube with sight to the Mounts Macin, and to the ancient House of the Water.