Iași is the most important political, economic and cultural centre of the province of Moldavia as well as one of the oldest cities in Romania. The city prides itself with publishing the first Romanian newspaper and establishing the first Romanian university. Today, Iași is home to five universities.
Iași is among the very few cities in the Orthodox world with more than 100 churches.
Central University Library
“Vasile Alecsandri” National Theatre
“Anastasie Fătu” Botanical Garden
The Metropolitan Cathedral
“3 Hierarchs” Monastery
“Saint Nicolas” Church
The Palace of Culture