Discover why Iasi is declared Romania’s ‘cultural capital’ on a private, 2-hour walking tour. Learn the history behind Moldavia's largest city and the one-time Romanian capital as a guide leads you through its street and squares, stopping to see highlights like the 17th-century Golia Monastery, the National Theater, and Roznovanu Palace.
Private, 2-hour walking tour of Iasi
Learn about the history behind Romania's cultural capital
Visit the city's most important landmarks including the Roznovanu Palace, Golia Monastery, and National Theater
See the impressive Palace of Culture, modeled after Paris' Hotel de Ville
Choose from a flexible start time to suit your schedule, and meet your guide in front of the Grand Hotel Traian in central Iasi. Learn about the history behind this beautiful university town in northeast Romania and how it earned nicknames such as the ‘City of Great Ideas’ and the ‘City of Seven Hills.’
During a leisurely 2-hour stroll, see Iasi’s main sights and attractions, including the 17th-century Golia Monastery with its impressive medieval clocktower and the grand National Theater, constructed in the late 1800s by renowned Austrian architects Feller and Helmer. Visit the Metropolitan and Catholic Cathedrals, see the current home of Iasi’s City Hall at the historic Roznovanu Palace, and admire the unique architecture of the Three Hierarchics Monastery.
Continue on to Palace Square in the heart of the city, home to the Neo-Gothic Palace of Culture inspired by the Hotel de Ville in Paris, before concluding back at the original departure point. Throughout the tour, ask all the questions you like and enjoy the personalized attention of your private guide to get to know the spirit and background of Iasi.