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  • Tiraspol is so green
    Tiraspol is so green
    by A-Friend-Of-Belarus
  • Broad, but empty streets
    Broad, but empty streets
    by A-Friend-Of-Belarus
  • The border with Ukraine
    The border with Ukraine
    by A-Friend-Of-Belarus

Moldova Favorites

  • general tips

    Hello man,Come, don't worry, it's a perfect place to be. I know a huge volunteer community, and AIESEC exchange participants, who had amazing time in Moldova, fell in love with Chisinau city, and miss it much years later :). Foreigners are still rare phenomenon in Md, so they are treated with interest and respect, especially farther from capital....

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  • Don't drink the Water, but Do drink the...

    Hello there, Dg.I am currently in Moldova, in Chisinau, and I can say that if you are a US citizen you do not require a visa to visit Moldova for less than 90 days. I am not sure what the requirements are for citizens of other countries. I was not given Any trouble whatsoever regarding customs, etc. I should say that it is a very good idea to...

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  • What about visa?

    UPDATE:Countries that do not require a visa any longer:European Union countries, USA, Canada, Switzerland,Japan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia,Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.OLD TIP:It's nor so easy to come to Moldova for some citizens! And visa is not so cheap!Entry requirements:Most travelers to Moldova...

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  • Visit Chisinau and Transnnistria

    Visit the capital Chisinau and do a short trip to Europe's most nasty 'state' Transnistria, only about one and a half hours away by bus. The fact that it is Europe's most untouristy country. It happened to me never before that I was myself for a complete three days stay in a country - most of it in its capital city - as a tourist without meeting...

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  • Stephen the Great

    Moldavians of Romanian origin are very found of Stefan cel Mare (Stephen the Great), whose name is used everywhere for roads, squares, high schools, statues, etc., throughout all Moldova.Stephen is considered the greatest ruler of Moldova, his over half a century reign has put Moldova on the map of Europe and has brought considerable cultural...

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  • about history

    Romanians often get sentimental about “Moldova” or Basarabia as it is often called, as it raises memories of a former Romanian territory. I don’t quite bet on the scope of borders, but I do believe in history. So here it is Mid 14th century – Hungarian kings support the establishment of a principality to create a line of defence against the Tartars...

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  • Former Soviet Republic of Moldova

    This analogy came to me while strolling on the streets after I stayed not longer than 5 minutes scanning the books on sale in a library opposite the government building in Chisinau. I recognise using FSROM instead of “Republic of Moldova” may not be politically correct, but it is true irrespective on how you look at it: economically, socially,...

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  • Language

    According to the constitution of the Republic of Moldova, the state language in Moldova is Moldavian, functioning on the Latin alphabet basis. As a state language, it is used in all political, economic, social and cultural domains. In fact, most people speak both, Moldavian and Russian. Some people spek only Moldavian or only Russian. In...

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  • Typical Moldavian Country Land

    In generally the whole Moldova look like this picture... Small hills, all in green (or black land in the autumn), vineyards.I can almost feel the smell of this place just by looking at that picture.... ahhh..

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  • Typical Moladavian Village

    Most of the people in Moldova unlike the rest f the Europe live in villages.And the village life of course is something apart from the cities, not that I can tell that in Moldova there are lot's of cities (officialy more then 50 cities and towns), but I can mention just 5-6 real towns.So, about the village...The real Moldova you are about to get to...

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  • Limba Noastra

    The language spoken in Moldova is Romanian. Although officialy the goverment invented the 'Moldovian Language' which is exactly as Romanian. (communist rule!) And the official language is Moldovian. People usualy say 'Limba de stat' (in rom. - state language) or 'Limba Noastra' (in rom. - our language) if they don't want to get in trouble by saying...

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  • Where is Moldova?

    Most of the people on this planet nether heard of Moldova! I heard of people going to Moldova, and after that being proud that they have been to a country of which noone heard!Of course I would like more people to find out about this small beutiful country... Most of the people who never heard of Moldova, when they first time hear something about...

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  • The Country of Wine

    The country with old traditions in Wine.The spirit of the country is in great people and there traditions. And one that traditions is wine.Practically anyone in this country have it's own wine! Even in the cities, in Chisinau there are cellars, the most common is under the garage. People generaly do not drink wine from the bottle, but from their...

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  • visit the Capital of Moldova,...

    visit the Capital of Moldova, Chishinau, and contemplate it's streats and parks. When I am away from Moldova, I always miss the people who live here, because you can never meet such people anywhere else in the world.

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  • When visiting Chisinau, you...

    When visiting Chisinau, you MUST see the band Zdob si Zdub. They are a most incredible Moldavian/Hard Rock band. They perfectly blend the two polar opposite styles of music. They Rock!Moldova in general needs to be taken in with a long breath. It is a rich land. Visit some farms, taste the excellent wine...If in the east, visit the monastaries on...

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  • Yubert's General Tip

    One our way to the Cave Monastery, we passed by this village which is protected by three (3) natural barriers. The first is the river, the second is this hill from where I took this picture, and behind this is a mountain range.

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  • WHO IS THAT BEHIND ME ?!...

    WHO IS THAT BEHIND ME ?! (Besides Lenin...) Our group was closely supervised and it was not easy to have spontaneous contact with 'ordinary' people. Imagine my surprise when our 'watchers' turned up in the background of this photo! At the time I had thought I was alone...

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  • Visit the capital Chisinau,...

    Visit the capital Chisinau, peaceful city whit a lot of trees and parks, also you have to go to Cricova to see the wine cellar, whit near 80 km. of tunnels, there are also good restaurants not so expensive if you compare whit other countries in Europe. Other thing that can surprise you, are the discos (not the nigth clubs) whit male and female...

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