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Very much like Rome, Tulcea is laid out on seven hills; the city was conquered and rebuilt by the Romans and then successively ruled by the Byzantines, Genoese and the Ottomans, before becoming a part of Romania in 1878. The town has some very interesting heritage buildings and monuments, museums with the surrounding area full of scenic natural beauty. Not only are there plenty of cheap flights to Tulcea, it also enjoys excellent connectivity by road and rail and has emerged as an important tourist destination.
The Danube Delta Natural History Museum provides a great introduction to the area’s fauna and flora besides the traditional lifestyle of the Danube Delta's fisher folk and a fascinating live collection of freshwater and marine life from around the world. The Art Museum has a captivating collection of over 700 wooden and glass icons and a collection of sculptures and paintings of leading Romanian artists. The History & Archaeology Museum tells the absorbing story of the region’s development with more than 9000 artifacts comprising coins, ceramics, jewelry, sculptures and epigraphic objects. Stay back for a few days in one of the many hotels in Tulcea to soak in the heritage and make it the holiday of a lifetime.
Among the nearby attractions are the vineyards at Niculitel Basilica and Sarica Niculitel, where you can see a 370 A.D-built Christian Basilica. The Celic Dere Monastery, established in 1841, houses a monastery with a rich collection of religious objects, books, antique carpets and the nation’s oldest icon brought from Greece’s Mt.
Nature lovers will delight in exploring the remarkable ecology of Macin Mountains National Park that contains many specimens of rare flora and fauna. The Danube Delta with its 3,000 sq. miles of forest, floating islands of reed, sand dunes and verdant pastures is a great reason for booking cheap flights to Tulcea.