Galati Romania

General Information

Fast Facts

Location: Eastern Romania (County: Galati)
Size: 46.4 sq. miles (120 sq. kilometers)
Elevation: 115 ft. (35 meters)
Population: 286,000
Inhabited since: 500 BC
First documented: 1134 AD

City Highlights

Fortified Church of Precista, Mavromol Church, The Orthodaox Cathedral, Palace of Justice, Maritime Terminal, Marine Museum, Botanical Garden

Museums

Museum of Visual Arts, Museum of History, Museum of Natural History

Nearby Attractions

The Garboave Forest — natural oak tree reserve (1,000 acres)
Ostrovul Prut Natural Park

Day Trips

Odobesti Vineyards
Niculitel Vineyards
Cruises on the Danube River

Entertainment

Drama Theatre "Fani Tardini," Musical Theatre "Nae Leonard"

CITY ESSENTIALS

Transportation

By Air

Galati Airport
There is no scheduled/ regular air service to Galati. However, the airport is open for charter flights to / from any city in Romania.

By Train

Galati Train Station (Gara Galati)
Strada Garii nr. 1 (0.4 miles from downtown).
Daily connections to / from main cities in Romania.

By Car

Distance from Galati to:

CityDistance (miles)
Bucharest151
Brasov182
Cluj353
Constanta127
Oradea/Felix Spa447
Sibiu273
Suceava211
Timisoara445

Public Transportation

Several bus routes connect Galati's main areas and tourist attractions.
Route 102
To Museum of Visual Arts and the History Museum.

Taxi Companies

Delta Car telephone: 0240 320.000
Ace telephone: 940
Leonardo telephone: 947

Shopping

Galeriile de Arta, Strada Domneasca nr.19, Telephone: 0240 471.181
Vox Maris Shopping Centre, Strada Brailei nr.7-9
Modern Shoppig Centre, Strada Domneasca nr. 24

Accommodations

3-star Hotels(mid-scale): Galati, Faleza, Alex
2-star Hotels (mid-scale): Dunarea, Sofin
1-star Hotels (budget): Sport

For a list of available accommodations in Galati please check our Accommodations guide.

Tourist Information

Useful Telephone Numbers (area code: 0236)
Ambulance — 112
Bus Terminal — 0240 412.683
City Hall — 0240 317.000
Hospital — 0240 318.888
Local & County Archives — 0240 436.114
Police — 112
Train Station — 0240 460.643
Tourist Information — 0240 - 422.096
Consumer Protection Agency — 0240 413.928

Maps

- City Map (Harta orasului Galati) - coming soon
- Romania Maps(Harta Romaniei)