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Palace of Culture, Iasi

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Visit several of the premier museums in the Moldavian region at Palace of Culture. Finished in 1925, the neo-classical building was once the city's administrative and judicial center. Admire the ornate facade with a clock tower above the entrance. Inside, explore museums devoted to subjects like regional history and technology. See the largest art collection in the country. At the ethnographic center get an up-close look at 1,000 items that reflect the development of the Romanian people in the area. Plan your Palace of Culture visit and explore what else you can see and do in Iasi using our Iasi itinerary planner.
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  • Both the interior and the exterior are very beautiful and impressive. Inside there are various exhibitions (paintings, technique, history, etc.) and events (for example fashion shows). The park in the...  more »
  • Lots of different exhibitions on at the same time, fantastic views of the city from the clock tower tour.  more »
  • This palace is rich in history. It is well renovated and upkeep. According to the tour guide, it has 365 rooms in the good old days where it was meant for the royal family to stay and on different roo...  more »
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  • History museum was brief, but had some interesting if unrelated pieces from late 19th century Moldovan culture
  • Great museum! If you're around don't miss it!
  • Impressive place. Probably one of the best looking monuments in Romania.
  • Absolute gorgeous, it is so impressive! You'll discover four museums here: a history one, a ethnographic one, an art section, very rich and a technical one!
  • Superb building and large green zone.