With a population of over 44,500 inhabitants, is the second city of the coast, being located at 40 km south of Constanta and at 14 km from the border with Bulgaria. It is a permanent spa resort and a historical town (over 2000 years of historical evidence), which benefits from a special climate, similar to the Mediterranean one, with the highest mean annual temperature in the country.
The spa treatment is practiced here throughout the year by blending the factors characteristic to the marine climate with the existence of the mineral springs discovered and used by the Romans. Interesting sights worth visiting are: one of the oldest mosques in Romania (1590), the Archaeological Museum which houses several exhibits found in the area, the pipe and “Mercurius” curiosities collection and the ruins of Calatis citadel.
Mangalia Stud Farm and Hippodrome
Mangalia Stud Farm is located at 3 km North of Mangalia Municipality and at only 500 m of the west shore of the Black Sea; the location was not chosen accidentally, the geoclimaterical conditions for breeding Arabian horses were taken into account; special climatic conditions have made possible the breeding of a Mangalia Arabian horse with special qualities.
Mangalia Stud Farm is the biggest in South-Eastern Europe and it only has breed horses: Arabian pure blood, medium heavy horses and …
The Southern Romanian seashore port
Mangalia Marina – Is the turistic port which lies on the westshore of the Black Sea, in an area with constant maritime, commercial and turistic traffic.
On a 3.5 km embankment length, the touristic port of Mangalia is compartimented in 4 sections and a marine section as follows:
Section 1- embankment at -1.0 m, on a length of 297 m with a promenade walk of 6.m width on the West side and a promenade walk of 13.0 width on the North side. The marine area has a comparable number of landing pon…
Health & Longevity
SPA center of national and international interest, situated on the seashore of the Black Sea, Mangalia, combines ancient Callation relics (VI century BC) with a wide array of natural therapeutic factors:
Archeological discoveries dating from pre-history and Greek-Roman period
Callatis Museum exhibits archeological discoveries from Mangalia and surroundings (dating from pre-history and Greek-Roman period): vessels, amphorae, glass recipients, pipes, the mosaic of a room from helenistic era, numismatics, the papyrus tomb inventory, Tanagra statuettes, bas-reliefs. The museum owns goods listed in the National Cultural Heritage Treasure.
Calendar of the events
9th May – SYMPOSIUM -Romania’s Independence Day and Europe’s Day
17-18 May – International Prehistory SYMPOSIUM – Relations between the prehistorical communities from North and South of Danube river. Contributions referring to the new studies on Neolithic and Copper Era.
1st June – SYMPOSIUM – Child International Day
13th June – SYMPOSIUM – Resurrection Day and Heroes Day
15th August – SYMPOSIUM – Saint Mary and Navy Day
The Navy Day is an event celebrated all over the country, but mostly by the cities that are ports at the Black Sea and Danube.
Thus, Mangalia enjoys a beautiful touristic harbor where special events will take place on the 15th of August.
Also that evening Callatis Festival ends and so will be the last night of performances on “Scoica” stage. The show will close with a magnificent firework.