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Palace of Culture

Piata Stefan cel Mare si Sfant 1, Iasi, Romania
032 147402
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Ranked #5 of 17 Attractions in Iasi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Cultural
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Cultural

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New York City, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Is one of the best cultural buldings that i have see!Is very nice that is now rebuildit and is in union with the amazing park behind. One of the best places, really love it, specially in the spring time:)

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Iasi County, Romania
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Situated at the end of the historical street Stefan cel Mare Boulevard, The Palace of Culture represents a tourist attraction that should be visited or at least seen and admired, considering that at present it is under renovation, by any tourist that comes to Iasi. The imposing Palace built in the neo-Gothic style, hosts behind its ornamented walls treasures of... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

One of the biggest museums I ever steped in. Big variety of exhipitons starting from history,natural science,treasure and so on. It has a very nice architecture,looking as an old castle

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Des Moines, Iowa
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111 reviews 111 reviews
42 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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115 reviews 115 reviews
15 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
7 helpful votes 7 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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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
13 helpful votes 13 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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