Best Things To Do in Iasi, Romania

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Iasi.

Iasi may not be as popular as other cities in Romania, but don’t let that fool you. Iasi is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You can definitely plan a few hours of a side trip here while traveling to Brasov. You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Iasi.

If you have plans to visit Romania and are not sure if Iasi should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Iasi and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Iasi

Here is the list of things to do in Iasi and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Bulevardul Stefan Cel Mare

    Address: Iasi, Romania

    It is also known as “Steven the great Boulevard”. This boulevard or lane is home to many popular architectural treats of Iasi like Metropolitan Church, National Theatre, Palace of Culture and the Trei Lehrarhi Church. This boulevard is a treat to your eyes during Christmas because of all the beautiful Christmas decorations.
  2. Sala Pasilor Pierduti

    Address: Iaşi, România

    It is also known as the “Hall of Lost Steps”. It is basically a very large hallway with walls on both the sides covered to extraordinary paintings like T.S. Eliot’s Wasteland. It is place to lose yourself in a poetic reverie.
  3. Bulevardul Copou

    Address: Bulevardul Copou, nr. 16, Iasi judetul Iasi

    If you are looking for some scenic beauty then this is the place for you. The Bulevardul Copou is a small hill which contains a university, some old houses and a botanical garden. It is a place where you would get some peace of mind.
  4. Metropolitan Church

    Address: Iaşi, Romania

    Another beautiful church in Iasi is the Metropolitan church. It is surrounded by extraordinary red rose bushes all around it and has a water fountain of holy water at the end of the courtyard. It has the remains of Saint Paraschiva who was a significant local monk.
  5. Trei Lerarhi Church

    Address: Bulevardul Ștefan cel Mare și Sfânt 28 Iași, Romania +40 232 216 349

    It is a typical East Orthodox Church. It was once covered in gold which was melted by stolen away. The church as it stands today is a very beautiful and calm place with its walls full of carvings and sculptures.
  6. The Mall

    Address: Iasi ...

    The name sounds a bit cliché but it is the ultimate place to have fun in Iasi. It is situated along the Bahlui River and is quite an elegant place to spend your money. It has movie theatres and many Romanian and English Food joints which serve very reasonable priced eatables. 
  7. Pizza Pazzo Image

    Food And Drinks

    Address: Bulevardul Profesor Dr. doc. Dimitrie Mangeron 71, Iași 700050, Romania

    If you want to enjoy great pizza then you must head to Pizza Pazzo. This place has some mouth-watering pizzas to offer. The service here is great and you can get the pizza you ordered in minutes. The menu has a lot of variety. The prices are also reasonable. Overall, this is a fun and a casual place to hang out with your friends and family.
  8. Casa Bolta Rece

    Address: Strada Rece Iași, Romania +40 232 212 255

    It is one of the oldest restaurants in Iasi and serves purely original Romanian cuisine. The food is good the mood is also good as you will find slow live music being played in the background. Because of its historical surroundings it’s a good place to commemorate history. 
  9. The Gate

    Bar, Food And Drinks, Adults

    Address: Stefan Cel Mare, GaleriileComerciale, Romania

    This bar has a cosy and friendly ambiance where you can just chill out, relax and have a couple of drinks with your friends. The music played here is also great. If you are lucky enough, you will also get to enjoy a live band performance here. You can also have the time of your life here on the dancefloor and shake a leg to the music. This is on...Read more