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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

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

Nearest airports to Galați :
Constanta (CND) - 130 miles S
Bucharest - Henri Coanda (OTP) - 140 miles S W

By Train

Galati Train Station (Gara Galati)
Strada Garii nr. 1 (0.4 miles from downtown).
Telephone: (+4) 0236 460.643
Daily connections to / from main cities in Romania.

By Car

Distance from Galați to selected cities and towns in Romania:

CityDistance (miles)
Bucharest150
Brasov182
Cluj353
Constanta128
Oradea/Felix Spa448
Sibiu273
Suceava210
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: 0236 320.000
Ace: 940
Leonardo: 947

Shopping

Galeriile de Arta, Strada Domneasca nr.19, Telephone: 0236 471.181
Vox Maris Shopping Centre, Strada Brailei nr.7-9
Modern Shoppig Centre, Strada Domneasca nr. 24

Accommodations

Places to Stay in Galați include:

Upscale (four-star) Hotels:
Casa Popeea - Brăila
Mercure Galati

Mid-range (three-star) Hotels:
Faleza
Grand Hotel Orient
Ibis Styles Dunarea Galati
Vega

Tourist Information

Galati Useful Telephone Numbers:
General Emergency # (Ambulance, Police): 112
Galati Bus Terminal (Autogara): (+4) 0236 412.683
Galati City Hall Primaria: (+4) 0236 317.000
Hospital: (+4) 0236 318.888
Galati County Archives (Arhivele Judetene): (+4) 0236 436.114
Tourist Information: (+4) 0236 422.096
Consumer Protection Agency> (+4) 0236 413.928

Maps

Romania Map (Harta Romaniei)