Iasi is a university city located in the eastern part of Romania, near the border with Moldova. In the center towers a huge cathedral of St. Paraskeva - an Orthodox church of the XIX century, built in the style of the Italian Renaissance. Nearby is the monastery of the Three Saints, whose walls are decorated with stone carved patterns in the Moorish style. Another attraction, the Palace of Culture, is a huge neo-Gothic building. Nearby is the Park Palace with impeccably well-kept gardens.