The former boyar patrimony, now a cultural and historical center of Moldova has much to offer. The capital and the largest city in the country is considered a city with a green heart, thanks to the many parks and forests it has. Its Soviet architecture is unique and has a rare value. In this flashcard lesson, will present you some of the best places to see in Chișinău!
What are the monuments to see while visiting Chișinău
The monuments present in the city were built during the Soviet period. The most known monument of the city is that of Stephen the Great, located at the entrance of the park with the same name, which is the heart of the capital. Also, the Eternity Memorial Complex - a victory memorial with an eternal flame dedicated to the soviet soldiers who died in the battles of the Second World War is another thing to see in Chișinău.
Other places worth visiting
The city is full of churches and cathedrals, the main one is the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Nativity of Christ, called "Nașterea Domnului" in Romanian, which is composed of a Russian - styled body and a separate belfry in a tower.
One of the most beautiful places in nature is the Valea Morilor, a nice and peaceful park by the lake, which is not so far from the centre.
What about wine?
A curious fact about Moldova is that it obtained the title of the "country with open doors in the paradise of wine". It is said so because Moldova is home to the well-known and appreciated winery of Mileștii Mici, where the largest wine collection in the world is stored. The winery is only 19 km away from Chișinău.
There are many other things to do in Chișinău, like visiting the Great National Assembly Square, the Presidential Palace, the Moldavian Government building, the Opera Theatre and many more. To learn about them, proceed to our lesson :)