Geographic position

The southernmost Romanian town on the Black Sea Coast (44 km far from Constanta), at the same latitude as the French city Nisa.

Natural Curative Factors

Sapropelic mud from Techirghiol Lake

Seawater, sulphurous mesothermal water

Marine bioclimate, rich in saline aerosols and solar radiation, which stimulate the human organism.

Treatment prescription

Degenerative rheumatic affections (ankylosing spondylo-arthritis, rheumatic poliarthritis)

Sequels after osteo-articulator system trauma

Abarticular affections (periarthritis, fibro-muscle ache)

Joint problems caused by nutrition disease

Osteo-articulator tuberculosis sequels; locomotion problems

Central and Peripheral Nervous System affections: cerebral concussion peripheral nerves paresis or paralysis, poliomyelitis sequels

Breathing affections (pulmonary emphysema, chronic bronchitis, breathing allergies)

Dermatological affections (psoriasis, chronic eczema, neurodermatitis)

Metabolic affections (obesity, diabetes, gout)

Gynecologic diseases (adnexitis, metroadnexitis, sterility)

Digestive canal affections (chronic digestive disorders, constipation, biliary dysfunctions)

Renal ailments (urinary tract chronic infection, microlythiasis)

Access

Rutier: Bucuresti - Constanta prin Slobozia pe DN 2A (E 60) si Constanta -Mangalia pe DN 39; Bucuresti - Constanta prin Fetesti pe DN 3A si Fetesti - Mangalia pe DN 22C si E 39

Feroviar: Gara Mangalia pe linia Bucuresti - Constanta - Mangalia (239 km.)

Aerian: Bucuresti - Constanta (Airport "Mihail Kogalniceanu")

Historical information

The first settlements date from the Greek colonization period. (Callatis Citadel). "Mangaliacity (Pangalia) is mentioned in a map made in Pisa. (12th century).

The resort develops together with the other seaside resorts from the Black Sea Coast.

Geographic position:

Climate

Marine climate. The annual average temperature is 11.2 C (22C in July and 0C in January). The winters are mild, with a little snow. The sun shines 10-12 hours a day in summer; the annual average is 2400 hours a year. The winds are almost permanent, with an average speed of 4m/s, blowing from northeast and west (marine breeze). The annual average rainfalls quantity is 380mm.

Treatment procedures

Hydrotherapy

Kino-therapy

Thermo-therapy (baths with sulphurous waters, mud baths, plants baths, galvanic baths, medical gymnastics in sea water or sulphurous water pool, underwater shower, mud or paraffin packing)

Dry or mud massage

Geriatrics cure (pell-amar, gerie-royal, Gerovital products)

Acupuncture

Infiltrations

Mineral resources content

The sapropelic mud extracted from Techirghiol Lake contains 70.2o/owater; mesothermal waters with temperatures of 21-22 C; seawater with mineral concentration of 15.5g o/oo.

Tourists` attractions in resort

Callatis Archeology Museum, founded in 1925 (Roman-Greek antiques collection: ancient columns, bas-reliefs, sculptures, jewels, alabaster ceramics, statues, numismatics)

Callatis Citadel` s vestiges, built between the 7th century BC and the 4th century (the ancient harbor "Callatis", the Roman apeduct, ancient graves, Syrian basilica)

Mercurius curiosities collection (stamps, lithography, watches, paintings, sculptures, graphic works)

Esmahan Sultan Mosque, architectural mosque from 1525, Mauro style (Oriental rugs, ritual well,

Lapidarium, Turkish cemetery).

Gastronomic Specialties

Dobrudgian traditional food: fish soups, belly soup, crap brine, filled crap, smoked fish and other fish specialties, mutton sausages, lamb on fire, Turkish food: kefir, kebab, baklava, sultana and Turkish delight sweets.

Surroundings, tourist attractions

Constanta: Archeology and National History Museum; Romanian Marine Museum, outdoors Archeological Museum, Roman mosaic edifice, Art Museum, Military History Museum, "Ion JaleaSculpture Museum, Natural Sciences Museum Complex ("Prof. Ion Borcea Aquarium, Dolphins basin, Micro Delta, etc), Astronomic Complex (Planetarium, astronomic observer, solar station). Romanian Orthodox Episcopal Cathedral (built in 1883), mosaic Spanish temple, The big Mosque (Byzantine -Egyptian style with Romanian influences, built in 1822), the Casino (baroque French style with rococo elements, built in 1909), the lighthouse from Genoa (14th century), the new lighthouse (1958), the trade harbor (1857), Tomis tourists` port

Adamclisi: Museum Complex (Tropaeum Traiani Museum, funeral altar, mausoleum, the ruins of the citadel "Tropaeum Traiani", Archeological Museum)

Murfatlar: Monasteries Complex (archeological and Christian objective), Dobrudgian Viticulture Museum

Cernavoda: Archeological vestiges from Hamangia, Gumelnita and Cernavoda cultures, "Anghel Salignybridges and viaducts (the longest all over Europe)

Rasova: the ruins of the Roman fortification Flaviana (during Constantin cel Mare`s times)

Hârsova: the ruins of the Roman walls "Carsiumfounded by the Emperor Traian in year 103 our era

Histria: Histria Citadel (the first Greek colony on the Coast of Pont Euxin, founded by the sailors of Millet, in 657 BC), Histria Archeological Museum (Roman building elements, bas relief, statues, adornments, Greek and Roman ceramics)

Medgidia: Art Museum, the Big Mosque (Mauro architectural monument from 1856)

Mircea Voda: Roman walls; Ostrov: the ruins of "DerventRomano-Byzantine citadel

Sipotele village: a forest full of Dobrudgean peonies, monument of nature

Cheia: Cheia Massive- natural, geological, botanical reservation

Ion Corvin: wild boars and deer reservation

Limanu commune: Limanu cave, speolean reservation.

Members

S.C. T.H.R. Marea Neagra S.A

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