The Public Garden

The Public Garden


Strada Domneasca, Galati, Romania, 807170


The Public Garden from Galaţi county was founded in 1846 when, with the care of Iorga Ghica (a kind of mayor with many administrative, economic and legal responsibilities), good friend of the ruler Mihail Sturdza, 3,500 trees were planted.

The Public Garden has an area of approx. 100.000sqm and it is used as a recreation area were many of the city’s events take place.

At the entrance in the Public Garden we are greeted by the statue of the ruler Alexandru Ioan Cuza made by Ion Jalea who replaced starting with May, the 9th 1972 the bust of the same ruler, piece of art made of bronze by the sculptor Ioan Dimitriu-Bârlad.

In the center of the garden you can find a spring well built in 1964 using the project belonging to the sculptor Nae Constantinescu. This well has a marble outline in the shape of ornamental mosaic, mosaic expressing the prefigured the main economic activities of the city.

In the Public Garden you can also find the busts of George Enescu (composer and musician) and Ion Luca Caragiale (writer).

Video and photo sources:; Galati

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