Iasi at a Glance Walking Tour: Enjoy a short tour of Iasi, the most impressive city in North-East of Romania and get an idea of the beauty and history of this city. This walking tour is the best way to get an idea about the city in a short time. From the Palace of Culture to the Union Square the tour will show you the essential of Iasi, Moldavia’s largest town, the main educational center, known as the city of the great ideas or the city of the seven hills like Rome or Lisbon.
Capital of Romanian United Principalities two times between 1859-1862 and 1916-1918, at this moment Iasi is considered Romania’s Cultural Capital. You will discover some of the highlights such as Golia Monastery, a 17th century monastery situated in the heart of the city with its Clock Tower, the oldest buidling of 13th century in Iasi, The National Theater, built in just two years at the end of 19th century by the famous austrian architects Felner and Helmer, first theater of its kind in Romania.
We will continue our journey by visiting The Metropolitan Cathedral, Roznovanu Palace (the building which houses the City Hall), The Catholic Cathedral, The Three Hierarchics Monastery, one of the most fabulous religious constructions in Romania because of its unique exterior architecture, an 17th century building.
From that point we will be heading to the Palace Square, where we will see The Palace of Culture, a neogothic palace, constructed at the beginning of 20th century, inspired from Hotel de Ville Paris.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick-up at the hotel.
Duration: 2 hours.
Start/opening time: 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm.
End/closing time: 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm.
Languages: English free sale, french and spanish on request.
Others: When booking, please inform the travel agent about your phone number (international format ) and THE HOTEL where you have accommodation, so that the local guide has your contact and pick up point information. Please be advised that in case you are late, the guide will wait a maximum of 30 minutes. Personal expences, photo and filming fees , gratuities-are NOT INCLUDED . Clients with special needs (physical or mental) must be accompanied by an authorized person.