Moldavia

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On the Ukranian frontier, this region on the eastern flanks of the Carpathians comprises of a landscape of rolling hills and plateaus palnted with vineyards. It became a bastion of Orthodox Christianity after the fall of Byzantium, as is evident fom the monasteries dotting the region, most notably in the north (Voronet, Moldovita, Probota...). Moldavia retains its traditions, amply demonstrated by its villages, costume and parades. Its ancient capital, Iasi, is today seat of a university.

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Palace of Culture
Palace of Culture
French visitors may find this building
30 minutes
Church of the Three Hierarchs
Church of the Three Hierarchs
The three hierarchs, Basil the Great,
30 minutes
Ethnographic Museum
Ethnographic Museum
Sited in the palace of culture, the
90 minutes
Jewish Cemetery
Jewish Cemetery
All oriented in the same direction as
15 minutes
Cetatuia Monastery
Cetatuia Monastery
Among the Bucium vineyards stand the
60 minutes
Golia Monastery
Golia Monastery
It is a pleasant surprise to find this
30 minutes
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Copou Park
Copou Park
Beneath the lime tree in this popular
60 minutes
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