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Nice to visit in weekend

We visited the place during weekend and I was positive surprised to see and excellent jazz/blues... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Focal point of old town

Slap bang in the centre is a statue of a romanticised view of Ovid - tall, pensive, head bowed, and... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Piata Ovidiu, Constanta 900745, Romania
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

I am sorry to say and don't want to offend anyone, but Constanta is a pretty ugly town. Moreover, I cannot understand that main country's port and main seaside resort few km away are left that way?? Ovidiu sq is one of the ugliest I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

They made him atractive, clean and with great attention at history. A silent nice place to walk in a winter cold day!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank MonicaCraciunel
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

We visited the place during weekend and I was positive surprised to see and excellent jazz/blues band playing a quality music in the evening in front of a knowledgeable audience.Following weekend we saw a different band playing music and few food trucks around the place...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Granted I didn't get off to the best start in Constanta after our car was attacked by feral dogs, but I don't really get the fuss about Constanta. It pales in comparison to squares in Transylvania largely because a lot of the buildings are much...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hannah P
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Ovid's statue in the Old Town section of Constanta looks out to the Black Sea: the sculptor has him looking out at the very limit of the Roman Empire where Ovid found himself banished for probably irritating Caesar Augustus once too often. At least Ovid...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

In comparison with the main squares of Brasov, Sibiu, Sighisoara and Cluj, this one is exceedingly ugly. The large derelict building is a monstrosity and the Museum of Archaeology could never be considered as pretty or architecturally outstanding. We were also not very impressed with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Slap bang in the centre is a statue of a romanticised view of Ovid - tall, pensive, head bowed, and when I was there he had a well fed seagull on his head. It’s good that Constanta celebrates its most famous resident with this statue...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank trig56
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We walked to this square and was impressed by the size and potential. The square has a couple restaurants but most are off the one side street. It is impressive to see the museum and the tower of the churches. Worth a stroll

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TacomaTraveler2013
Reviewed 18 June 2018

For every tourist out there that wants to visit a beautiful and historic place in Constanta, I definitely recommend! The Black Sea is super close, the cute and very delicious restaurants are nearby and the Casino is right around the corner! It's a beautiful place...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank simtrain
Reviewed 2 June 2018

There was a celebration of Constanta here the day we visited. Lots of parade activity and delicious food nearby. Great views of the architecture. Obviously a must do for ancient poetry heads.

Date of experience: May 2018
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