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Târgu Jiu is a city in Oltenia, Romania. It is a very old city and has had a strong tradition of mining, until 1998 when most mines were closed. It is the birthplace of the famous sculptor Constantin Brâncuși, and some of his earliest works can be admired here.

Get in[edit]

There are several daily trains from the capital, Bucharest.

Târgu Jiu can be reached on the E 79 and DN 67 roads.

Get around[edit]

Map of Târgu Jiu

There are two trolleybus and several diesel bus lines.


  • 1 Sculptural Ensemble of Constantin Brâncuși (Ansamblul sculptural Constantin Brâncuși). The beautiful park with some of Constantin Brâncuși's sculptures. Sculptural Ensemble of Constantin Brâncuși at Târgu Jiu (Q4680630) on Wikidata Sculptural Ensemble of Constantin Brâncuși at Târgu Jiu on Wikipedia
  • 2 The Endless Column (Coloana Infinitului).
  • 3 Gate of the Kiss (Poarta Sărutului).
  • 4 Table of Silence (Masa Tăcerii).




Around the park there are several places where you can eat.



  • 1 Hotel Anna, Bulevardul Ecaterina Teodoroiu 17, +40 253 206 333. Very modern hotel with Swedish buffet breakfast and cafe/bar. 197 lei.


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