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City Iasi

Palace of Culture - website

The Palace of Culture, acknowledged as effigy of the city of Iasi, was built in the neogothic style and as such was one of the last expressions of Romanticism in the official architecture.

Museums - website

Copou Park

In 1834 Prince Mihail Sturdza decided to build the first public garden in Iasi, permitting access of all the inhabitants of the city. The garden was enlarged in 1849 and then in 1852, and in 1860 street lamps were installed here for the first time. The oldest monument in Romania, the Obelisk of the Lions, stands in the middle of the park. It was created by Mihail Singurov in 1834.

Botanical Garden - website

Among other cultural priorities of the ancient capital of Moldavia, a special place is granted to the setting up, in 1856, of the first botanic garden of Romania, by the physician and naturalist Anastasie Fatu, a great patriot, philanthropist and highly cultivated man. Situated on a terrain bought with his own funds in the immediate vicinity of the Rāpa Galben? point, this first garden has to be for many years, until the death of its great promoter, both an important cultural centre for the studious youth of Iasi, that had the possibility to study botany on living material, and an instruction and education instrument for all nature admirers.

City tour - online

Nord-Est Region

Voronet Monastery - website

The Church of St. George of the Voronet Monastery is possibly the most famous church of Romania. It is known throughout the world for its exterior frescoes of bright and intense colours, and for the hundreds of well-preserved figures placed against the renowned azurite background.

Humor Monastery - website

Its open exonarthex is the first of its kind in Bucovina.

Agapia Monastery - website

The church was designed by the court architect of Vasile Lupu prince and it was build between 1642 and 1644.

Varatec Monastery - website

The church combines elements of the old Moldavian style of the 15th and 16th centuries with foreign imfluences of the 18th and beginning of the 19th century.

Neamt Monastery - website

The Neamt Monastery was first mentioned in a 14th century document.