Where is Tulcea Located?
Although Tulcea is a small town, it offers many attractions to the tourists who visit it. It would be a pity if you didn’t want to spend a few moments in this beautiful city on your way to the Danube Delta. One of these beautiful attractions is undoubtedly the Aquarium, the largest in eastern Europe. You can also visit some beautiful monasteries, such as Celic-Dere, Cocos and Saon, to name but a few.
What Country is Tulcea in?
In addition to monasteries and Aquarium, you can also visit the Mäcin Mountains National Park, the only National Park in Romania where large areas are protected with steppe vegetation.
Tulcea is the capital of the Tulcea District of the same name and consists of the towns of Cäslita, Tudor Vladimirescu and Tulcea. The city is located on Seven Hills, and was a continuously inhabited settlement that originated around 2900-2200 BC. The city experienced a decline between 1420 and 1877 under Turkish rule, but with the opening of the Sulina canal has recovered. Tulcea was first mentioned in 1506. It was settled with German colonists of the Dobruja Germans, but left in 1940 to the field, due to their resettlement in the German Reich. After the end of World War II, the city was expanded and modernized. Tulcea currently covers an area of 115 square kilometres and has a population of 68,608 inhabitants. It is an industrial, modern city and an important port for both passenger ships and ships transporting industrial products and raw materials.