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Copou Parc, Iasi

Categories: Nature & Parks
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4.3/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web
The Copou Park or Copou Gardens is a historic park located in the Copou Hill neighborhood, Iaşi, Romania. A landmark of Iaşi, with centuries old trees, the park is one of the first historical public gardens created in Romania.HistoryDevelopment started in 1833, at a time when Iaşi was the capital of Moldavia, following designs by Gheorghe Asachi and Mihail Singurov. The garden was enlarged in 1849 and 1852, while in 1860 street lamps were installed for the first time.The park has an area of over 10 hectares and includes the oldest public monument in Romania, the Obelisk of Lions (1834), a 13.5m tall obelisk, dedicated to the Law of Organic Rules, the first law on political, administrative and juridical organization in the Romanian Principalities.Other landmarks include Eminescu's Linden Tree, the Mihai Eminescu Museum and the Junimea Alley.
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  • The Copou Park is a symbol of Iasi city. The most important landmark within is the Eminescu's Linden Tree and the Obelisk of Lions. 
  • This is a pleasant, well cared for park which is very accessible, being so close to the city centre. The problem I have with it is that it doesn't seem very big and it attracts so many people. If you ...  read more »
  • Eminescu's The linden tree, statues of important historical or literature figures. It is a peaceful and beautiful place where you loose track of time 
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