Seven hills of Iași
Iași, Romania, is claimed to have been built on seven hills. Many other cities of the world have similar traditions, Rome and Constantinople, for instance, were said to have been built on seven hills.
Each hill is populated with monuments, religious buildings, or parks:
- Cetățuia hill: Cetățuia Monastery (1668), Hlincea Monastery (1587), Frumoasa Monastery (1733);
- Galata hill: Galata Monastery (1582), Nicolina balneotherapy and well-being Centre;
- Copou hill: Podgoria Copou Monastery (1638), Iași Botanical Garden, Copou Park, Exhibition Park, and many monumental buildings;
- Breazu hill;
- Șorogari hill;
- Bucium hill: Bucium Monastery (1853), Bârnova Monastery (1628);
- Repedea hill: the Repedea Hill Fossil Site.
- Seven hills of Iaşi (in Romanian)
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