16th CBM Collaboration Meeting
27 September - 1 October 2010
Mamaia, Romania


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Mamaia is one of the most popular resorts on the Romanian Black Sea sea shore, extremely crowded during the summer months. It is actually a quarter in the northern part of the city of Constanta, one of the largest cities in Romania and hosts the country's most important harbor. Its history started around 600 BC when the Greek city of Tomis was founded and continued as part of the Roman and later Turkish empires. It became part of Romania following the Independence war at the end of the 19th century.

Mamaia's history is rather recent. It started at the beginning of 20th century. Being situated on a narrow isthmus with wide beaches, that separates the Black Sea and lake Siutghiol, its location provides an ideal location for a touristic destination. First "hotels" were built in the interbelic period, but the resort grew to its present size only during the communist era when mass tourism for the working class was promoted. Most hotels date from that period with the vast majority having been upgraded in the last couple of years to meet modern standards.

A few pictures of the resort can be glimpsed here: Wikipedia

Some tourist information about Constanta can be found here.

Map of Romania with the underlined location of Constanta: