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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  • August 19, 2017
    A brutal imperial palace! It's great from the outside. You couldn't visit inside which is a shame!
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  • August 19, 2017
    a fairytale architecture, with fairies. Interesting museums, especially to Ethnography. TO VISIT. The Park then it's a charm, allows a nice relax
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  • August 18, 2017
    nice place to hang out for couples or families very green, beautiful, and there is a mall and restaurants around it  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.

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