History of Histria
On the lake Sinoe, in the Northern part of Istria peninsule present in Dobrogea, behind more than 2600 years ago was build Histria city, founded by Greek merchants and navigators, which were located in Bay (for once) Halmyris in order to trade.
But gulf Halmyris began to be stalled with alluvial river, closing out the sand on the Black Sea.An invasion which almost completely destroyed the fortress, forced the inhabitants to leave. Slowly, slowly, Histria was being deserted and people began to forget names ad the place too.
Histria, the oldest urban settlement in the country, was brought to light since 1914, the digging of Vasile Parvan left.
|On the Sinoe lake, at a distance of 500 an stages from the mouth of the sacred what Istrati Histria Fortress - the first Greek colony on the western shores of the Black Sea.|
|Archaeological digging that began in 1914, have revealed a remarkable series of monuments, dating from different periods of existence.||Here we have the"sacred area, with the temple of Zeus and Temple Aphrodite and housing remains on the plateau on which the civil settlement was.|
Also, digging has displayed a rich archaeological material the most remarkable archaeological fragments, being exhibited in the museum fortress: sculptures, reliefs, construction materials, inscriptions, ceramics (Greek and English), glass, metal objects.
Objects from outside
|Histria a charming open air museum, because it allows observation at the scene "of all ancient life".
Sculptures in the museum