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Attractions in Galati

Galati Zoo

Galati-Barlad Highway, Garboavele Forest

0236 431 961

This popular family-friendly attraction in Galati is situated approximately 17 km, north west of the city. Animals from all over the globe can be admired here.

Greek Church

21 Domneasca Street

0236 435 619

The Greek Church is located in the center of the city, next to the History Museum. This beautiful church has marble shines everywhere and a superb interior with glass windows that present apostles and saints: Petru, Andrei, Marcu, Toma, Bartolomeu and Luca on the north side and Pavel, Simion, Ioan, Iacob, Filip on the southern side.

History Museum

2 Mr. Iancu Fotea Street

(40) 236 41 42 28, (40) 336 10 67 62

This popular museum features a vast, mixed collection that includes displays of decorative art, archaeology, historical uniforms, old books, contemporary and modern history, and much, much more. This is, perhaps, the most appropriate attraction to visit to get acquainted with the city.

Natural Sciences Museum Complex

11 Regiment Street - Siret, nr. 6A

0236 411 898

When stepping into the Natural Sciences Museum Complex you get the chance to get a glimpse into the wonderful and lively world of plants (Botanic Garden), to admire exotic fish (Aquarium), to discover the universe (Astronomic Observatory, Planetarium), and to see a part of Europe's and Asia's rare animals and birds (Zoo).

Vizual Art Museum

141 Domneasca Street

0236 413 452

Galati Vizual Art Museum dates since 1956 and features collections of paintings, sculptures and graphics, including art pieces from the 19th century and from the Interbelic, most of its patrimony consisting of Romanian contemporary art works, signed by artists such as I. Gheorghiu, I. Salisteanu, Marin Gherasim, Ana Lupas, Gheorghe Apostu, or Ion Tuculescu, among others.

Cuza Voda House

80 Al. I. Cuza Street

This memorial house is dedicated to Al. I. Cuza - the first Domnitor of the United Principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia between 1859 and 1866, who actually lived here. Here, you will be able to step back in time, and see how Cuza Voda lived, what he wore, the medals he earned - find out everything about him. The house is open to the public daily, between 9 am and 5 pm, during winter, and from 11 am to 7 pm, in the summer. It is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Other major attractions in Galati, include: Gulliver Theatre, dating since 1952, Drama Theatre, which is over 45 years old, Costache Negri's Statue, on Domneasca Street, Voiedenia Church, a historic architectural monument, dating since 1790, Macri House, where George Enescu sang, constructed in 1910, and Faleza (Cliff), one of Galati's reprezentative areas, a popular relaxation spot among tourists and residents, alike.