Iasi City Private Tour

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Tour Information

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  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    10 am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Your centrally located Iasi hotel
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Discover step by step the cultural city of Iasi, also known as an open air museum, where every stone talks about the past.

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Family friendly
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Know More about this tour

You will enjoy a few pleasant hours in one of the largest cities in Romania. In Iasi you will enter a bohemian atmosphere present in the towns old parts and surroundings but also it brings to you an animated occidental lifestyle. Our tour starts at the Palace of Culture, an edifice built in neogothic style on the old ruins of the mediaeval Royal Court, the citys symbol where you will meet with your travel guide who will introduce you to the towns history.
In our tour you will have the opportunity to visit all the main attractions, most of them being situated in the proximity of Stefan Cel Mare Street, an animated promenade place with coffee shops, terraces and stores. The religious interests of the city are also part of our tour. Well be visiting the Three Hierarchs Church and the Metropolitan Cathedral. On our walking tour you will have the chance to admire the Roznovanu Palace, built in the 18th century, which in our days hosts the city hall.
An important attraction on our list is the Vasile Alecsandri National Theatre, the oldest one in Romania. At the end of the street we will reach the Union Square, an important historic part of the city where well visit the Union Museum. From here a bus will take you to a local restaurant, Bolta Rece, for a tasty traditional lunch.

In the second part of the tour you will be seized by the peace induce by Golia Monastery where you will also enjoy a beautiful view over the whole city from the tower. Our tour ends in Copou hill, the house of Romania's first university, and well visit one of Romanias largest Botanical Gardens where you will be surrounded by colourful flowers and plants spread on 17,5 ha of land.

The tour will end with a marvellous view over the city from Cetatuia hill where we will also visit the monastery with the same name surrounded by fortifications with towers on the corners.

Tour highlights:
The Palace of Culture The Palace of Culture in Iasi is the main attraction point of the Moldavian capital. The Palace has a flamboyant neogothic style, with ornamental details and heraldic elements outside.
Unfortunately, the consolidation and renovation works are not finished yet.

The Metropolitan Cathedral is the largest Orthodox church in Romania built in the Italian Renaissance style. The cathedral was consecrated on 23 April 1887, in the presence of King Carol I and Queen Elisabeth. The interior is also stunning with influences of the Italian neoclassicism to be noticed in the four biblical scenes.

The Three Hierarchs Church is a unique monument of its kind, a repository of the cultural and spiritual life of Moldavia. The inside reflects the founders aspiration to the Byzantine world as it combines traditional structures and shapes with precious materials and a sumptuous decoration.

Inclusions

  • Transport with a modern, well-equipped car, minibus or coach
  • English-speaking guide (German and French-speaking guides are available on request)
  • Entrance fees

Exclusions

  • Lunch (approx. 15 / person)
  • Personal expenses

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

A small amount of walking is involved

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Not wheelchair accessible

Minimum age is 12 years