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"Gr.T.Popa" University of Medicine and Pharmacy ::

Address: 16, Universitatii Street
Tel: 0232.301.600; 0232.267.801


The central building of the actual "Gr.T. Popa" University of Medicine and Pharmacy was the initial headquarters of the first university in Romania.

The history of the building: it was built in 1760, by Matei Cantacuzino; it was renovated later (the actual aspect dating since 1848); in 1960 became the headquarters of the Romanian Academy, Iasi subsidiary; near the palace, built in the 18-th century, it was constructed another building and near this one, there is the Anatomy Institute (built in 1894 - 1900, by the architect Emilian Stefan, of neo-Greek style, with a frontispiece representing an "anatomy lesson" - author W. Hegel). In addition to the Faculty of Medicine, founded in 1879, the area of medical studies expanded, by the Faculty of Stomatology and the Faculty of Pharmacy, in a modern building. In front of the university, there is a part of the old palace wall, with a vault door, called "the hope gate".


In front of the ''Gr.T. Popa" Univ. of Medicine and Pharmacy one can admire the the Monument of the Great Union of 1918, which was inaugurated in 1999.

Ways to get there:
check the public transport http://www.ratp-iasi.ro/planif10.pdf and routes.

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