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Palace of Culture

Piata Stefan cel Mare si Sfant 1, Iasi, Romania
032 147402
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Ranked #2 of 17 Attractions in Iasi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings
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Des Moines, Iowa
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71 reviews 71 reviews
21 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The exterior is beautiful as are the grounds. This is a must see in Iasi. Unfortunately, the reportedly gorgeous interior is still under renovation. Besides the fountains and restaurants the the Palas Mall surrounding the Palace, there are also original wooden plumbing displays and explanations of the old palace. Really interesting!

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Denver, Colorado
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116 reviews 116 reviews
15 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Currently closed for major renovations. The building is somewhat spectacular, but closed nonetheless....

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Is is the soul, it is the place where Iasi was born. A lesson of history, a thought of how Iasi was born... You will just adore it.

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Brisbane, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Very beautiful and historical place to visit. I think most of Romanians take this treasure as granted but it is a stunning piece of architecture in this beautiful town.

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Iasi, Iasi, Romania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

Verry nice place to visit in Iasi do not miss this !it is a verry nice place in an amazing City! I rec. this place !

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Eugene, Oregon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Absolutely beautiful building, the exterior renovations are just charming. I wish it were open, but I understand why it is closed. Very close to the mall Palas Iasi, it is across the courtyard.

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Munich, Germany
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Built on the site of the former palace of Prince Moruzi, in the perimeter of the Royal Courts (attested from 1434), The Palace of Culture is an emblematic building for Iassy, the former capital of the Principality of Moldavia. The palace is flamboyant Gothic style. Today it is a museum, housing many art galleries, Hall of Voivods, Gothic Hall and... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

This is an amazing building and I think is the most spectacular from Romania. But they should refurbish the entire building and not only 50%.

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

The palace currently is closed for public due to renovation but the palace complex is connected to a mall. The back of the palace was fully renovated and have a grand stairs and small garden. Nice place to just sit down and people's watching. It is also a nice picture spot.

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Iasi, Romania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Oh..yeah the Palace of Culture:) I were there las year with my school. A lot of big rooms,and old things.It was a beautiful experience!

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