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About Argamum Citadel

Citadel Orgame, Arganum or Erigame was built in sixth century BC by greek colonists from Asia Minor.

Argamum name or Ergamia was took during the Roman period and finds its end in the seventh century, AD (may have been destroyed in the same period with Histria by invasions of Slav and Avar).

The Roman citadel had almost a triangular shape and was composed of 8 towers, 6 buttresses and 3 gates, covering an area of 2.6 ha. The exterior  defense was made from two waves of ground with ditch.

Situated on the shores of Razim  Lake, Argamum citadel was a major military surveillance point of the Black Sea and the Danube river.

Contact and information:

Address: Jurilovca, Tulcea, Romania

Opening hours: Daily

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