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Well persevered archaeological site

Nice place for a longer visit as the site is massive with a lot of interesting places to see. There... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
herutza2016
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Bucharest, Romania
Decent ruins

Ruins of a small Greek / Roman city by the sea. You can see the whole site, mostly consisting of... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2017
CircleTheWorld
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Chicago, Illinois
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The remains of this Greek city date back to 657 B.C.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good46%
  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“black sea” (8 reviews)
“old city” (3 reviews)
“nice place” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Istria, Romania
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place for a longer visit as the site is massive with a lot of interesting places to see. There are limited informative posters from time to time to read up on the things you see. There is also a museum on site that we...More

Thank herutza2016
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Ruins of a small Greek / Roman city by the sea. You can see the whole site, mostly consisting of building foundations and parts of the old city wall, in less than an hour. Compared to a excavated city in Greece or Rome, this site...More

Thank CircleTheWorld
Reviewed August 29, 2017

Only reachable by car, open summer 9 am-8 pm, winter 9 am-5 pm, close Mon and Tues. Ticket for the site 20 ron and another 20 ron if you want to visit the museum. Ok ruins but not exactly spectacular if you've been to Greece....More

Thank Al-Pac-Man
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Nice ruins, nice surroundings, you can visit in the same day 3 sites, Enisala, Argamum and Histria. Histria is older then the Greek Acropole

Thank Vlad Tudor I
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

A very interesting site to visit. I was impressed! Take the tour guide to learn as much as possible about 2700 years of history. Too bad that local authorities didn't see the potential of the site and invest more (the stars are for them, not...More

Thank Sorin J
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

Good place to visit when in town. Old city remains are looking fine. Good to visit with friends family and kids.

Thank Elfida E
Reviewed August 16, 2016

As pluses, it is an old historical site where you can see developments starting with the greek civilization that established this city followed by the Romans, and many others after. Some of it is quite well preserved compared with other sites like this one. Minuses:...More

Thank thor2705
Reviewed April 26, 2016

One of the best things to do during your drive from Constanta to Tulcea for the Danube Delta is to stop by near the historical place of Histria. It is impressive how well conserved all area is.

Thank Guran_Claudiu
Reviewed April 21, 2016

I had to travel for almost 1 hour from Constanta to get to Histria, i took the road going through Corbu and Sacele. The road in bumpy but the scenery is nice. Arriving at Histria i was hoping to see more than walls 1 meter...More

Thank Ilaudj
Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

Oscillating between treating this place as a historical site or a tourist attraction, I decided to go with the latter, hence the score above. This is the oldest ancient Greek colony on the western shore of the Black Sea. The ruins are layered with the...More

Thank Riliescu
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