Chisinau Things to Do

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  • 1. Statue of Stefan cel Mare

    Gradina Stefan cel Mare, formerly known as Pushkin Park, is the main city centre park. It was originally laid out, in the nineteenth century, by Russian military engineers during the reign of...

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  • 2. Water Tower

    This water tower was built in 1892. Now it is a museum for the history of Chisinau. As you walk upstairs from floor to floor you proceed in the history of the city. I starts with copies of the first...

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  • 3. Presidential Palace

    The President of Moldova is elected every four years, and has been since 1992. The parliament elects a president, who functions as the head of state. The president appoints a prime minister as head of...

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  • 4. Stefan cel Mare Park

    The park was built in the beginning of XIX century on the area of 7 hectares. There are few fountains, the main of which is situated in the center and all the alleys of the park meet there. In the...

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  • 5. Cathedral Park

    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...

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  • 6. Orthodox Church

    I don’t remember its’ name, but this is a small orthodox church squashed between the huge building of a ministry and another tall one under construction just opposite. Same white and blue...

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  • 7. Theaters

    I was told that Chisinau has a great theatrical history and I could easily understand it of the decades of theaters I saw- National Theater Mihai Eminescu,...

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  • 8. The park complex Valia Morilor (Mills Valley)

    There are 130 steps to reach the park and I was wandering to go down or not but being curious I just did it. The park is huge, I think more than 100 hectares...

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  • 9. The Cathedral of Christ's Nativity

    This is the main cathedral of the Russian Orthodox Church in Chisinau and one of the nicest. It’s built in 1830, and then was bombed during the World War II,...

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  • 10. Not many sights but nice to walk

    The Triumph Arc in the centre is the main part of the centre, behind this is Parcul Cathedral.There are many parks around the city which are worth visiting to...

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  • 11. Tour the Wine Cellars

    It's well worth booking yourselves on a tour of the Cricova wine cellars. 120 kms of underground cellars, you get to be driven around in a car and see the...

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  • 12. Have Faith

    Located centrally in Parcul Catedralei, Chisina's main Orthodox Catheral (Nativity Cathedral) was originally built in the 1830s but it was heavily bombed during...

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  • 13. Relax in the Park

    It's easy to stop and relax in the two large parks occupying a large part of downtown Chisinau. One one side of B-dul Stefan cel Mare you'll find Parcul...

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  • 14. Government Buildings

    Central Chisinau is home to a number of important government buildings. My Lonely Planet guide warned against obviously taking photos of the Presidential...

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  • 15. Travel Back in (Moldovan) Time

    At the National Archeology and History Museum, you can explore Moldova's history. After you buy your entrance ticket the ladies at the front will watch you like...

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  • 16. Explore the War

    At the National Army Museum, you can imagine what life may have been like in Soviet-controlled Moldova. Begin by entering the open-air courtyard, where you can...

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  • 17. Wander the City Center

    I arrived in Chisinau on Sunday afternoon. On Monday morning I woke up fresh and ready to explore... only to realize it was "Black Monday"- the day of the week...

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  • 18. A bit macabre: Chişinău cemetery/church

    A visit to Chişinău cemetery gives some interesting impressions of the Moldovan way of death. Or, to put that slightly differently, the extent of the...

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  • 19. National Arts Museum

    Muzeul National de Arte Plastice was founded on november 26,1939.In 1940,amidst geopolitical quakes,the Pinacotheca was reorganized by Soviet authorities into...

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  • 20. Wine Days

    Moldova has a long tradition for their delicious wines. If you are a gourmet of wine, you should not miss to visit Chisinau during the Wine Days in autumn. It...

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  • 21. Central Bus Station

    Near the main boulevard Stefan cel mare there you will find the Central Market (Piata Centarla) as well as the Central Bus Station(Autogara Cntrala) from where...

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  • 22. Sun City

    The sun city mall is a good place to unwind after sightseeing, there's restaurants on the upper floors, an internet cafe, clothes outlets and other various...

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  • 23. National Museum of Archaeology & History

    This is Moldova's leading museum. There is a two-tier price system for locals and foreigners. Opening times:Summer – Sat-Thurs, 10 am – 6 pm.Winter - Sat-Thurs,...

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  • 24. Victory Memorial

    Chişinău's Victory Memorial was opened on 9 May 1975. The eternal flame in the middle of it honours the Soviet soldiers killed in the fight for the...

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  • 25. Russian Orthodox Cathedral

    Chişinău's Russian Orthodox Cathedral, also known as the Christmas Cathedral, was built between 1830 and 1836. In June 1941 it was badly damaged...

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