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.
- Tourist information, No. 3 Crișan Street, ☏ . Daily: 09:00 – 17:00.
There are several daily trains from the capital, Bucharest.
Târgu Jiu can be reached on the E 79 and DN 67 roads.
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.
Around the park there are several places where you can eat.
- 1 Hotel Anna, Bulevardul Ecaterina Teodoroiu 17, ☏ . Very modern hotel with Swedish buffet breakfast and cafe/bar. 197 lei.