Why should you visit Iasi?

Why should you visit Iasi?

Up to 1859, Romania, as you know it today, didn’t exist, its territory being occupied by several historic provinces. In 19th century, two of the most important ones, Walachia and Moldavia, were united and formed the nucleus of present-day Romania. Up to this moment, Iasi had been the capital of Moldavia and even if, after the union, Bucharest became the official capital, Iasi remained the most important city in this part of the country. So, why should you visit Iasi, you might wonder. Well, ... [ read more ]

Memorial houses and museums in Iasi

Memorial houses and museums in Iasi

This city breaths culture at every pace, hosting a lot of memorial houses and museums. The most important are the Museumof Romanian Literature, a large complex of memorial houses of Romania’s greatest writers, and the Palaceof Culture, an impressive building hosting no less than four museums. Therefore, the memorial houses and museums in Iasi are its greatest treasures, veritable testimonies of its valuable and rich historic past. The Museum of Romanian Literature In the heart of Iasi, you c... [ read more ]