Webcam Brăila

In an old geographic description from 1350, the city of Brăila appears under the name “Drinago,” and in the year 1368, its name changes to Brayla, mentioned in a transport and trade privilege granted to the Brasov merchants. Later, between 1538 and 1540, the city was occupied by the Turks, and from 1554 until 1829, it bore the name Ibrail. Brăila underwent significant development at the beginning of the 20th century, becoming an important port for the entry and exit of goods from Romania. Since the 19th century, the city has experienced major changes such as paving and installing street lighting, establishing pharmacies, a weather station, the appearance of Belvedere Park, the opening of printing houses and a theater, as well as the construction of railways and factories.

Tourist Attractions:

  1. Independence Square: It is the new center of the city and a venue for political and socio-cultural events, as well as a popular destination for strolls. Here, you can find various attractions such as the Belvedere Hotel, the statue of Ecaterina Teodoroiu, the monument of the December 1989 Revolution, the Palace of Agriculture, the bust of Prince Alexandru Ioan Cuza, and an artesian fountain.
  2. Monument Park: It is one of the largest urban parks in Romania, covering an area of ​​90 hectares. Initially named Kiseleff Park and associated with a monument dedicated to the heroes of 1828, although the monument no longer exists, the name has remained. The park hosts various recreational facilities.
  3. Brăila Museum: Originally founded within the “Nicolae Bălcescu” High School, the museum hosts sections of ethnography, archaeology, history, art, and natural sciences. The collections are transparently displayed, offering a perspective on the evolution of the city and its inhabitants.
  4. The Zoo: Located in the southern part of the city, the zoo is a major attraction. Here, visitors can admire a variety of animal species, including Siberian tigers, bears, ponies, swans, and many others. The zoo offers facilities such as parking lots, playgrounds for children, and a riding arena.
  5. Danube Promenade: The Danube Promenade is a favorite spot for relaxing walks along the riverbank. Visitors can ride bicycles, rollerblades, or simply enjoy Romanian cuisine at the nearby restaurants. It is a popular destination for both locals and tourists alike.