Discover the towns of the region

More than simple urban settlements, the towns of the North East Region of Romania are true natural exhibitions of Romanian giftedness, proud of a past and love for culture, all these combined with the beauty of the environment and the opening toward evolution.

The city of Iasi speaks in every corner about the historical and art treasures that it has and lies on seven hills (like Rome) along the Bahlui riverside.

Piata Unirii (The Union Square) in the heart of the town crosses three main streets of historical resonance, the Stefan cel Mare(the Stephen the Great) Avenue, the Alexandru Lapusneanu Street and the Cuza Voda Street. Here you can find also the bronze statue of the ruler Alexandru Ioan Cuza and is the first place where the “Hora Unirii “(the Union Round Dance) on 24th of January 1859, following the union of Moldavia with Wallachia.

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The A.I. Cuza University, the first modern institution of higher education in Romania, is other pride of  Iasi:


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  The Copou Park is a delightful mix of green paradise, historical monuments and respects paid to the great poet Mihai Eminescu.


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  The Palace of Culture of Iasi, built in Neo-Gothic style by the Romanian architect I.D. Berindei between 1906 and 1925, has served as Palace of Justice till 1955. Now, it hosts the most important cultural institutions of the city.


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The city of Bacau is an important commercial and industrial centre for the region of Moldavia, offering to the tourists a vision on its continuous development toward towns, and also on the historical and cultural thesaurus of the territory.

 

In Bacau, the visitors can admire the biggest Catholic Cathedral of the East of Europe and the Precista Church, built by one of the sons of the ruler Stephan the Great, Alexandru, in 1941.


The Catholic Cathedral

                               

The Precista Church

The Astronomic Observatory “Victor Anestin”, established in 1976, is one of the fewest observatories of Romania:


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The tourists who choose to discover the city of Suceava can make a fascinating incursion into the past visiting the Museum of Suceava or the Bucovina Museum Complex, where they shall find the Hanul Domnesc(the Princely Inn), the Museum of History, the Citadel of Throne and the Royal Court, the authenticity of the Bucovina village and the memorial houses of the city’s personalities.

 

Centre of Suceava

                            

The Bucovina Museum Complex

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For the nature and animals fans, the Cozla Park and the Zoo of Piatra Neamt (situated on an old Dacian place) are oasis of relaxation that no tourist should miss.


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The Youth Theatre of Piatra Neamt is the cradle of the formation of many of the most important Romanian actors, such as Horatiu Malaiele, Maia Morgenstern, Virgil Ogasanu, Ileana Stana Ionescu, Mitica Popescu, Valentin Uritescu, Oana Pellea, Florin Piersic.


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In the South of the town of Targu Neamt, you can find the Neamt Fortress, one of the most beautiful objective of Romania.

The fortress walls are built from a mysterious material, and in order to arrive in the centre of the fortress, you have to cross a bridge built in a form of sickle, symbol of the Romanian people heroism.


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The city of Botosani, with its rich cultural life is a destination that, with generosity, offers to the visitors architectural jewels and historical monuments, such as the delight of a clean, fresh and revitalising environment. The centre is the oldest part of the city, with buildings since the 17th and 18th centuries.


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Who wants to touch some trees contemporaneous with the poet  Mihai Eminescu, can do it in the Park of the city, which has also his name and has many busts of the cultural persons of Botosani.

 

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The city of Vaslui, although, of small dimensions, reiterates the general atmosphere of the North East Region of Romania, with its particular cultural and historical patrimony. In the centre of the town, the tourists are welcomed by the statue of Stephen the Great, whose memory is alive around the Royal Courts and in the foundations erected by the brave ruler.

 

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The Copou Park, made after its famous namesake of Iasi, is the perfect place for walking and literary reflections stimulated by the busts of the important personalities situated on the Writers Alley.


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Far to be complete, the list of the objectives of the North East Region of our country, worthy of all the attention and admiration of the visitors, is both offering and fascinating.

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