Iasi, the biggest city in Romania’s region of Moldavia, it is an important city of culture, history and academic life. It is the second largest university center in Romania. The Palace of Culture in Iasi is the main landmark of the city. Inside you can visit 4 Museum: History, Ethnographic, Art and the Science and Technic.
In addition, the Holy Hierarchs Monastery, built by Prince Vasile Lupu is a beautiful example of church architecture. The interior was painted by some of the best artists of the time. Holy Hierarchs church contains the tomb of former ruler Prince Alexandru Ioan Cuza.
Further, from the city center, Gheorghe Asachi Library was chosen among the most beautiful Library in the world. This walking tour includes Vasile Alecsandri National Theatre, the oldest one in Romania.
We can visit after that the Cotnari Winery. Winery hosts wine-tasting sessions and tours of its cellars and factory.
Tour includes also a traditional lunch at Bolta Rece House or Hanul Dacilor.
From your Accommodation / Train Station /Airport
07.00 a.m from Suceava
09.00 a.m. from Iasi
Our tour starts at the Palace of Culture. You will enjoy a few pleasant hours in one of the largest cities in Romania. In our tour, you have the opportunity to visit all the main attractions of the city. Most of them being situated in the city center. Discovering new facts about this city modern and historic highlights. For instance, the Palace of Culture, the Three Hierarchs Church, Gheorghe Asachi Library, the Metropolitan Cathedral and more.
An important attraction on our list is the Vasile Alecsandri National Theatre, the oldest one in Romania.
Tour start from your accommodation from Suceava early in the morning. We’ll travel almost 2.30 hours to Iasi. Also, the tour can start at Iasi if you came with plain from a different city.
Palace of Culture is an edifice built in neogothic style on the old ruins of the medieval Royal Court. Inside you can visit 4
Museums. This is the starting point for our tour.
We’ll be heading to Three Hierarchs Church. You will be amazed by the intricate pattern of the exterior walls.
In our tour, you will have the opportunity to visit all the main attractions of Iasi. We’ll be visiting next, the Metropolitan Cathedral. Roznovanu Palace is today the Mayor Office. Next in our tour will be Vasile Alecsandri National Theatre with a magnificent interior. Union Museum is another place with historical meaning for Romanians. Now we’ll be heading to a restaurant to take lunch. Golia Monastery with her tower will show you an awesome view of the city.
After this walking tour, you can spend some time at Pallas Mall or we return to Suceava. We must travel for another 2.30 hours.
If the tour starts directly from Iasi we discuss the next step of your journey. But if you stay in Iasi we separated at your accommodation.
Very interesting tour
I had a very interesting tour of Iasi. The guide told a lot of stories both of the sites and of life in Romania in general. He paid attention to our needs and made sure we got as much as possible of our time.