Mangalia - Tourist port
A Greek colony named Callatis was founded in the 6th century BC by the city of Heraclea Pontica. Its first silver coinage was minted approximately 350 BC. In 72 BC, Callatis was conquered by the Roman general Lucullus and was assigned to the Roman province of Moesia Inferior. Today,it is known as Mangalia being the oldest continuously inhabited city on the present territory of Romania.
The picture illustrates the modern tourist port of the city, just 5 minutes from the History Museum and the old part of the town.
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