The largest cave monastery of Eastern Europe - Tipova monastery
Tipova monastery in Moldova is a magnificent cave complex, which was created in the 6th century in the cliffs above the Nistru river and reached its heyday in the 18th century. The last hermit left his cell in 1947.
Old Romania – Adolph Chevallier photography
ADOLPH CHEVALLIER was a Romanian photographer born in 1881 in the village of Brosteni (Neamt county, Moldavia) to a Swiss-French father and a Romanian mother. After finishing his studies in Romania…
Romania and Moldova "to merge," with Transdniester clinging to Russia
In the future, Romania and Moldova may unite - without the Transdniester Region - within the European Union, Romanian President Traian Basescu believes.
Flags, Symbols, & Currencies of Moldova
The flag of Moldova is a tricolor flag of Prussian blue (hoist), chrome yellow, and vermilion red equal vertical bands with the national coat of arms centered on yellow. The currency is Moldovan Leu and the national anthem is "Limba noastră" ('Our language')
A brief history of Chisinau: the white stone city
I often mention in my stories the capital of Moldova - Chisinau, that is a really amazing place to explore when you visit our country. Chisinau is a surprisingly green city, located on seven hills and stretched along the tributary of the Dniester, the river Bic, among parks and lakes. Our capital was founded around the year 1436, and history was not less eventful than the history of Moldova itself. From the oldest times until nowadays, Chisinau remains the city, originally made of white…
Moldovan mini-break: two days in Chişinău
Day one is walking day, so fuel up at Coffee Molka, a quirky cafe that doubles as a coffee museum. This is where you can ogle antique presses and grinders while sipping coffee brewed over hot sand – an old Turkish method; make sure to ask for a demo (youtube.com). From here it’s a short stroll over to the Army Museum, home to a moving exhibition on repression under the Soviets. The deportations and other crimes committed by Stalin in Moldova are documented in vivid detail through dioramas…