The fortress “Tropaeum Traiani” was an important Roman fortress in the defensive system of the province, built on the orders of Emperor Traian. This space was dedicated to war veterans, participants in the Daco-Roman wars, later becoming the largest Roman settlement in Dobrogea. The citadel is part of the “Tropaeum Traiani” Archaeological Complex, which also includes a triumphal monument (built between 106-109), alongside an altar dedicated to soldiers who fell in battle, and a tumulus grave.

The ruins of the “Tropaeum Traiani” fortress are located outside the town of Adamclisi, southwest of the triumphal monument. Archaeological research in the area began in 1882, under the guidance of archaeologist Grigore Tocilescu. This was the moment of the inauguration of the first Romanian archeology site. In 1977, the “Tropaeum Traiani” Museum was also opened, a site museum that exhibits vestiges of the Roman citadel, original metopes depicting battle scenes, ceramic pieces, ornaments and other sculptural elements.


Adamclisi comune, Constanța county
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Monday – Tuesday: closed
Wednesday – Sunday: 09AM – 7PM



Adults – 10 RON
Retired – 5 RON
Students, pupils – 2,5 lei

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