Turnu Severin is a city in Mehedin County, Oltenia, Romania, on the left bank of the Danube, below the Iron Gates. It is a warm and bright city, with a beautiful Mediterranean climate.
More than 20 monuments embellish the face of the city and there are many beautiful parks. Parks worth visiting include the Park of the Roses, the garden "General Dragalina", hosting the ruins of the medieval castle of Severin and the Central Park, designed in English style with a spring fountain and monuments.
Things to See and Do
* Iron Gates Museum
* Castrul Drobeta- ruins of a Roman fort
* The old Water Castle
* Topolnita Cave
* Parks and gardens
Cruise Season – March - Nov
Currency – Leu (RON)
Language – Romanian
Land Area – 55 km²
Population – 105,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT plus two hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 40
Port Location – The port of Turnu Severin is situated on the left bank of the Danube river.