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Palace of Culture

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Address: Piata Stefan cel Mare si Sfant 1, Iasi, Romania
Phone Number: 032 147402
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Great architectural monument

The Palace of Culture is an iconic building, built in the period 1906 - 1925,in the reign of King Ferdinand, within the perimeter of the former Moldovan medieval royal courts, in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Iasi, Romania
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Iasi, Romania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Palace of Culture is an iconic building, built in the period 1906 - 1925,in the reign of King Ferdinand, within the perimeter of the former Moldovan medieval royal courts, in the former royal palace. The building is listed as historical monuments. The palace style is Gothic with ornamental details, with heraldic elements outside. Legend has it that the original... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

I have been to Iași Twice in the last year and a half and both times, the palace had been closed. It is very disappointing and not clearly communicated on various websites. Well the building is receiving so much needed renovations, the museums remain closed. The exterior of the building is stunning and a beautiful sight to see, however we... More 

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Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I saw the building in the spring of last year. Unfortunately at the time it was closed for works. I only had the chance to see it from the out side, but it is very impressive, and it is nice to see we take care of our monuments.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

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
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
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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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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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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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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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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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