city in Tulcea County, Romania

Tulcea is in Romania and lies at the western 'entrance' of the Danube Delta.

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While Tulcea has its own airport, flights are limited to general aviation and a few seasonal charter routes. The nearest major international airport is in the capital Bucharest.

  • 1 Tulcea Airport (Aeroportul Delta Dunării Tulcea).    

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The city is an approximately two-hour minibus ride away from Constanta bus station.

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Train services are rather slow, there's several daily trains from Medgidia, taking three hours. At Medgidia it's possible to connect with Intercity trains from Constanta and Bucharest.

  • 2 Tulcea Oraș railway station (Gara Tulcea Oraș), Strada Portului 6. The terminus station, which is closed to city centre.  

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At the Tulcean riverside promenade there is an information centre on the Danube Delta-ecosystem, which is a UNESCO World Heritage-site. The information centre has with friendly, English-speaking staff.

  • 1 Tulcea Art Museum (Muzeul de Artă din Tulcea), Strada Grigore Antipa 2.    
  • 2 Azizyie Mosque (Moscheea Azizyie), Strada 14 Noiembrie. Built in 1863, during the reign of Sultan Abdülaziz, to whom it is named for. It's among the largest mosques built by the Ottoman Empire in Dobruja region.    
  • 3 St. Nicholas Cathedral (Catedrala Sf. Nicolae), Strada Progresului 37.    

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  • From Tulcea you can take a river-ferry toward Sulina (daily) and Sfântu Gheorghe (daily except Tuesday) on the Black Sea coast. The schedule of the boats is accessible by this URL.

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