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What are the best places to see in Moldova?


It is a country in Europe, having its borders with Romania and Ukraine to its West and East respectively. Moreover, it is a country to be on the list to visit and is appreciable for its history. It is a country which is very rare and a must-visit by tourists. Further, this place is famous for the Best Wines of Europe. The traditions and hospitality are still present there. Moldova has various landmarks including rivers and valleys. For someone who is planning to visit this wonderful country, we have found out some of the best places to see in Moldova. Along with this, you should also know the traditional dishes of Moldova.

14 Best places to see in Moldova

  • Tipova Monastery , Tipova

It is a wonderful place in Moldova to visit. Travelers have dug it from the huge rocks, along the river Dniester. This Monastery has many complexes but three of the major complexes are the Church of the Feast of the Holy Cross, the Church of St. Nicholas, and Horodiste. Although it is in the remote area of Moldova, Tipova is the only place that makes it one of the best places to visit. 

It is said that approx. 20 monks have already stayed under the shelter in these caves. Although each cave has room for approx. 700 monks. The hike from the caves leads towards a wonderful unnamed waterfall.

  • Chisinau, Moldava

Chisinau is the biggest city of Moldova and is also the capital of this country. Further, Chisinau has a lot of greenery, huge parks, and buildings from history around the whole city. It also has several clubs, art galleries, restaurants, spas, and above all casinos! It comes in the list of best places to see in Moldova because of the Orange Pyramid and the Pushkin Park which are among the memories of the Second World War. There are also amazing paintings in the Nativity Cathedral. Further, most of Moldova’s museums are situated in Chisinau, including the Army Museum, National Museum of Ethnography and National History, the National Archaeology and History Museum, and the National Art Museum.

  • Orheiul Vechi , Trebujeni

Just after an hour of Chisinau, Orheiul is located also popular as Old Orhei. It is one of the country’s most beautiful views. It is rich with the culture and significance of history. Because of the numerous events from history by the Old Orhei, a museum is here for visitors to learn more about the country. It’s an archaeological complex with stunning natural beauty.

The River Raut there is open to air complex which features monasteries, caves, fortifications, and much more which to be precise would be two thousand years old. This beautiful place has witnessed many major events such as Mongol’s and Tatar’s invasions back in the 10th century and the occupation by the Golden Horde during the 14th century.

  • Cricova Winery , Cricova

A half-hour after Chisinau takes you to Crciova Winery. One of the best places to see in Moldova. People believe it is the second-largest winery in the world. Moreover, it is one of the best things to experience while being in Moldova. This winery can be popular by another name as “wine city”. As it includes underground tasting rooms, warehouses, and tours too. You can enjoy a tour with the guidance of this wonderful Cricova Winery. A 100 meters below ground will show you how 1.25 million wine bottles look like. Moldova city is becoming famous for its Wine and this industry of Moldova is growing rapidly.  An extensive tunnel system was installed underground, beneath 120 kilometers of complex roadways.

  •  Manastirea Curchi , Curchi

It’s the monastery that has the award for being one of the beautiful monasteries of Moldova. This monastery is complex including 5 churches, monk cells, a refectory, and several abbeys. It has the architectural style of Bessarabia. The center for the complex Mother of the God Church, built by the end of the nineteenth century. The monastery also has orchards for people to have a nice stroll. You will be shocked to hear that the Manastirea Curchi which is one of the best places to see in Moldova was a psychiatric hospital in Soviet Era

  • Saharna , Rezina District

Saharna is the small village of Moldova and is listed among the best places to see in Moldova as it has Trinity the Holy Monastery preserved. It’s one of the places we should not miss visiting in Moldova. The Saharna is the place of natural beauty thus, a nature lover will surely love to visit this place. This place is also popular as a pilgrimage for numerous Moldovans. As people believe that on one of the rocks there are footprints. Saharna is a beautiful place for tourists to visit in Moldova.

  • Transdniestr, Moldova

It’s a small piece of land above the Dniestr River. It’s one of the unfamiliar places in Eastern Europe. It has the republic independent of all. Although this republic is not found anywhere else. The locals there still believe that they got independence during the war of 1992. Transdniestr also has its police, currency, and borders. Transnistria the unofficial capital of Tiraspol is among the oddest looking places one can witness not only in whole Moldova but all over. 

  • Gagauziya, Moldova

Considering the history, it’s one of the places that must be visited and is also considered among the best places to see in Moldova. Even the people living in the towns and villages are Christians, the heritage and the culture there are similar to that of Turkey. It’s further interesting to hear that the Muslim Refugees were their ancestors. They provided Muslims shelter in the area if they agree to follow the other religion. The Comrat History Museum is also here which displays everyday life here to provide more information to the visitors. 

  • Padurea Domneasca Natural Reservation , Moldova