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I am on short business trip to IASI and went to this place along with Romania friend. We took bus from plata unirea to monastery. If you don't have own vehicle you need to climb up the hill atleast 2kms from main road. Beware of...More
Worth visiting, especially during spring. I come here often, I like running up the hill. Monks are very nice, they gave me once carrott soup. 😊 The place is so peaceful, it's calming to just sit on the grass and enjoy birds chirping.
Cetatuia Monastery is located on a place where you can admire the city of Iasi.
The monastic assembly is very beautiful. It encompasses all classical settings. The church is a special building, being a special piece of architecture.
I was first brought here by my fiancé who wanted to surprise me. He wanted to show me the breath-taking view of the city during night. And I must admit, it was amazing. The Monastry was beautiful when the moon was above; illuminated so well,...More
Advice: Hike up there, to the church. You can either go through the many footpaths in the forest (more appropriate in the summer) or follow the car road (better in the winter, not as adventurous and rewarding as the footpaths, though). When you get there...More
Cetatuia it's a fortified church situated on a hill above the city, with a great view over a part of the city (if you know how to reach the observatory) and in the summer with great inside gardens.
It should be one of Iasi atractions.