Being the largest city and capital of Moldova, Chișinău is the country’s socio-cultural center and a great starting point for your travel adventure. Chișinău is distinguished by its stunning architecture, several wonderful parks and a few fascinating museums. Take a walk through the city center to enjoy the diversity it offers before exploring the vibrant nightlife that may take you by surprise.
Also known as Bendery and Tighina, Bender belongs to the Transnistria Republic since 1992 and is part of the historical region of Bessarabia. Located on the western banks of the Dniestr River, it is one of the greenest, most delightful cities around. Get the chance to visit its relaxing parks and view the impressive fortress, still used by the Russian army.
The biggest city of the Transnistrian state is located on the eastern bank of the Nistru River and remains largely unchanged from the Soviet era. If you are interested in history, all you have to do is take the trolley and explore the streets of Tiraspol to view some amazing monuments that will take you back to the past.
Although the city has been a frequent battleground for a number of armies, Cahul is not only about history. Known for its thermal spas and folk music festivals, it is the ideal place whether you are a folklore fan, or you are looking for a top-notch health resort.
In the southern part of Moldova, you will find the Autonomous Territorial Unit of Gagauzia. Comrat, its capital, is the perfect place to learn about the exciting world of Gagauzians, a Turkic-speaking group that makes up the 70 per cent of the population. Visit the National Gagauz History and Ethnographic Museum and do not miss some of the biggest, oldest wineries waiting to be discovered around the town.