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Golia Monastery

Cuza Voda, Iasi 700049, Romania
+40 332 408 549
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The tower of Golia is 30 m height. The visitors who want to have a panorama view of the city have to climb 130 stairs. The tower is one of the city's symbols.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
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Cuza Voda, Iasi 700049, Romania
+40 332 408 549
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

Impressive interior with nice paintings, but the exterior garden is not well taken care of. The tower can be visited and the view from the top is nice, even if tall and ugly comunist buildings spoil a little the landscape

Thank Bogdan S
Reviewed 8 November 2016

It is a nice and beautiful monastery with great wall paintings and amazing icons. Beautiful gardens surrounds it. It was built in mid 17th century. From its tower - 30m high - you can have a great view of the city.

Thank thor2705
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Misthic,historical, religious place! It is amazing place, you feel so good in there... You can stay and admire the place, you can visit, you can buy artazanal hand made

Thank Marius A
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Very nice monastery surrounded by walls and including a famous tour; fantastic frescoes inside; a lot of history linked to this site

Thank danlucian
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The Monastery is so well kept! Walking around the gardens is a unique experience! Building with painted ceilings and very old icons. Worth visiting is you are in the area!

Thank Fanourios1956
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We visted the place on Sunday .The tower was closed but we have a nice view of the prayer and the people attending it

Thank Popica65
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Just another church to go and pray. The placement is nice with a good panoramic view. Nice place to relax.

Thank Adrian V
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The scenery is the reward you get after climbing the 120-130 stairs of the tower which is part of the tall walls that surround the monastery. In each corner of the walls there is a turret. It was raised on the foundation of an old...More

Thank Laurina072000
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Very pleasent site in the center of the city. Beautiful garden and nice architecture. The interior of the monastery is partially under renovation, therefore not everything may be seen. There was no information about the place available, which has a long and interesting history.

Thank FrequentTravelerTA
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

A beautiful place downtown Iasi with a lot of history. If you know who Ion Creanga is, you don't have to miss it!

Thank Roxana E
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