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Uspenia Monastery

Old image of the Uspenia Monastery

The Lipovans are an important minority in the northern Dobruja. One of their most distinctive traits is their religious devotement. They are old-rite Christians, which mainly means that all of their religious holidays are set about two weeks after those of the new-rite Christians. Lipovans left Russia a few hundred years ago because of the […]

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Celic Dere Monastery

The Wind Mill At Celic Dere

One thing that you’ll love about the northern Dobruja, besides the Danube Delta, is the fact that it has an abundance of religious monuments. One of the most important monasteries, widely considered the center of Christianity around here, is the Celic Dere Monastery. It is located just half an hour away from Tulcea, between the […]

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The Museum Ship „Republica” in Tulcea

Republica Ship

If you’re out for a walk of the Tulcea promenade, you’ll notice there is a very old paddle ship near to the place where people take the boat to cross the Danube to Tudor Vladimirescu. Its name is Republica and it’s one of the oldest ships in Romania and one of the surviving three or […]

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Murighiol

The Murighiol Wharf

On your way to Dunăvățul de Jos, you’ll pass through the beautiful village of Murighiol. It’s name means “violet lake”, thanks to the breathtaking reflection that the nearby lake has in the evening. The village was first mentioned in 1543 with the name Mor-Kasim in a Turkish document. In the mid nineteenth century, its name […]

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Babadag

The Ali Gazi Mosque in Babadag

Geographically, the city of Babadag doesn’t really belong to the Danube Delta. It is located somewhere between the hills, a few kilometers west of the Lake Babadag. However, the story of the Tulcea County and the Danube Delta cannot be complete without it because  it’s been one of the most important cities in the North […]

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Nufăru and the Proslavița Fortress

View of the Danube From the fortress of Proslavița in Nufăru

Going down of the Sfântu Gheorghe channel, the first village you’ll see is Nufăru. It lies exactly at the point where the Danube makes a sudden left turn to avoid a rocky hill. One of the most important things the you’ll find in Nufăru is the medieval fortress. While doing the excavations here, archeologists discovered […]

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Sulina Beach

Sulina Beach From The Air

Discover the fantastic beach of Sulina, one of the wildest beaches in Romania and one of the main attractions of the city.

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