Discover Iasi(Romania) Part 2- Places you should visit in Iasi

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The city of Iai is an attractive tourist destination. The numerous monuments of medieval architecture, the buildings of historical and architectonic value, its impressive cultural tradition, all of those give Iai a fascinating atmosphere and a delight that any tourist,visiting this great place, would enjoy!
Well continue the journey that we began in the previously article I posted (Check it out:
1. The Botanical Garden : is one of the oldest in Romania, founded in 1856, by Anastasie Fatu, is structured on 12 units. Among these we mention:
the rosarium (interesting preserve with various rose species from all over the world);
the rest and recreation unit (arranged in a landscape style);
the greenhouse complex;
the ornamental unit;
the unit of world flora.

2. The Copou Park And Eminescus Lime tree
Upstairs the University there lays the Copou Park, a public garden whose main attraction point is Eminescu s lime-tree, a place where the poet is said to have come very often to write his poems.The park was founded during Mihail Sturzas reign, in 1835.
For years, Eminescus lime-tree has been a symbol of Iasi and a pilgrimage place for lovers as well. In front of the Lime tree there is the bust of the poet.
Mihai Eminescu Museum, opened in 1990, and Mihai Ursache City House of Culture are also located in Copou Park.
3. Ion Creang Cottage
One cannot talk about Eminescu without mentioning his best friend, Ion Creang.Ion Creang Cottageis the first memorial literature museum in Romania, inaugurated in April 1918. Here the great writer Ion Creanga lived between 1872-1889 and here he wrote his entire work. It has two rooms and a vestibule and contains Creangas writing materials and personal effects.
4. Pogor House
It houses the Romanian Literature Museum in Iasi. The edifice was built in 1850 by the High Steward Vasile Pogor and his wife, Zoe. Pogor House has a rich history linked to Iasis cultural life, being a meeting place for the city intellectuals, the headquarters of Literary Society Junimea (1863)
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***all of the pictures are mine, except the last 5 ones. credit source below***

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