Thematic Route: The Cultural Heritage Route

The Name of the Touristic Attraction: The Iron Gates Region Museum – Orșova Subsidiary

Location: in Orșova, Mehedinți County, at 29 kilometri west from Drobeta Turnu Severin.

Description: The museum was opened on 29th December 2017 and functions as an external section of the Iron Gate Region Museum. Within the museum, pages from the places’ history, starting with the Stone Age, have been recreated. The new space arranged in Orșova is made up of three exhibiting registers: the natural sciences, history-archeology and ethnography, all being specific to the area. Thus tourists who come in the area can meet a special history of the region: starting with the ancient Roman fortress Dierna and ending with the former paradise Ada Kaleh.

Information and Contact:

Contact: The Iron Gates Region Museum:

phone: + 0252 312 177

e-mail: office@muzeulpdf.ro;  muzeulpdf@rdslink.ro

website: http://www.cimec.ro/Muzee/MuzeulRegiuniiPortilordeFier/Index.htm

Route close to other thematic Routes:

 In town you can also visit:

  1. The Roman- Catholic Cathedral in Orșova
  2. „Saint Nicholas” Church in Orșova
  3. „Saint Ana” Monastery in Orșova

In the area you can also visit:

  1. The Danube Cluster with all its touristic attractions

Touristic Offers:

  • There are boat trips and cruises on the Danube, from Orşova
  • Water sports can also be practiced here

Other useful information:

Accommodation:

“Apolodor” Hotel: phone: +40352 415 925

“Țaka” Pension: phone: +40252 360 335

“Damiro” Pension: phone: +40722 207 930

“Meridian” Hotel: phone: +40252 362 800

“Casa Noastră” Pension: phone: +40745 110 839

“Casa Verde” Pension: phone: +40744 954 191

“Cabana Plăpumioara” Pension: phone: +40762 695 892

GPS Coorinates: lat/ long: 44.7234629,22.394710900000064, elevation: 90m

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