and Piaţa Marii Adunari Nationale are the main square together with the park where the church is located.
On the other side of the park is situated the Arc de Triumph which commemorates the victory over Turks in the Russian-Turkish war of 1806- 1812.
The square and park are the places where most of the celebrations of the city take place; even the main boulevard closes on holidays when there are concerts and celebrations. In winter, during the Christmas holidays, the park again becomes a holiday area, where the main Christmas tree of the city is decorated and are held festivities.
It is situated in the centre of the city, its south-west side abutting upon Great National Meeting Square. Its area is 9 hectares. It was founded in 1836. The park has 8 entrances, the straight alleys lead to the open space in front of Cathedral. The green plantation: elm, birch, firs of different kinds - blue and Norway spruce, maple, lime, service-tree, a lot of flowers and bushes.