Information about Constanta
Hotels in Constanta Romania
Attractions and Hotels in Constanta, Romania.
Royal Hotel in Constanta
Description: This hotel constructed in 2002, has 6 plants, 45 double rooms and 5 suites.
Also the hotel has a bar, restaurant climatizado, terminal of internet, garage and parking.
The hosts will be able to use the services of rooms and of laundry.
Hotel Bulevard in Constanta
Direction: Mamaia, 294
Description:This hotel, constructed in 1965 and restored in the year 2002, has three plants and has a whole of 63 rooms, 36 of individual them, 2 suites and 13 doubles.
Its provided with a restaurant climatizado, a terminal of internet, a parking and a garage.
To his disposition they are the service of rooms and of laundry.
The hotel puts at the disposal of the hosts a swimming pool, a sauna and a gymnasium.
Information about Constanta
Its the biggest city of Drobujaand the capital of the district of Constanta.
Constanta is the oldest living city from Romania, the fourth largest, and the largest economy.
Constanta has the biggest harbour at the Black Sea, Port of Constanta. The city is also one of the most important tourist centers of Romania.
According to the 2002 census, the population of Constanta city was 310.471 inhabitants. Constanta is the second Romanian largest city.
As for the ethnic groups the population splits in : Rumanian, Tartar, Greek, Turkish, Jews and gypsy.
According to the historical information the city of Constanta is located where once Tomis stood.
Tomis was a Greek colony in the province of Scythia Minor on the Black Sea´s shore, founded around 500 B.C.
Then in 29 a.c the Romans annexed from the region of the odrisios even beyond the Danube, with the name of Limes Scythicus.
The city later was included in the province of Moesia, and from the epoch of Diocleciano, in Escitia Menor, of wich it was a metropolis.
After the separation of the Romanian Empire, Tomi fell under the rule of Byzantine Empire.
Tomis was later renamed to Constantiana in honour of Constantia, the half-sister of Constantine the Great, but the first time that used the name of Constantia was in the year 950.
The city was spreading from the sea up to the wall of Trajano and it was surrounded with fortifications.
After successively becoming part of the Bulgarian Empires, the independent principality of Dobrotici and of Wallachia under Mircea I of Wallachia, Constanta fell under the Ottoman rule around 1419.
In 1878, after the Romanian War of Independence, Constanta and the rest of Northern Dobruja were ceded by the Ottoman Empire to Romania.
The city became Romania´s main seaport and transit point much of Romania´s exports.
During the First World war in 1916, the city was occupied by the German, Turkish and Bulgarian troops.
According with the agreement of Bucharest of May, 1918, Constanta was staying under the control of the central powers.
The city was liberated by the Allied troops in 1918 after the successful offensive which knocked Bulgaria out of the war.
When in 1985, the railroad was inaugurated to Bucharest, this fact drove to that Constanta had a considerable commercial transit of grain and oil, coal and coke, machinery, iron and cotton textiles and wool.
Attractions in Constanta
With an international airport, a very active marine port, fast trains towards Bucharest (two hours and a half) and a history of more than 2500 years (the Latin poet Ovidio spent here his years of exile), Constanta is exactly the cosmopolitan center that you need during a holiday on the banks of the sea.
Hotels, stores, ancient monuments, a splendid Casino on sea side, like also interesting museums, all that they are a part of the attractions of Constanta.
Open air-restorants and nighclubs offer a wide variety of entertainement in Constanta.
While in the area, you can visit traditional villages, vineyards, ancient monuments and the Danube Delta.