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13 Places To Visit In 2013

1. Purcari Winery The inhabitants of these lands have known the taste of good wine since history can remember. The Purcari production facility was fully revived and upgraded, and the old cellars, built as far back as 1827, were renovated. … Continue reading

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5 Quotes About Moldova and Moldovans

Here are 5 quotes that we love about Moldova: “Never and in no circumstance has it crossed my mind to say that I am anything else than a Romanian from Bessarabia.”  – Maria Cebotari, Moldovan soprano and actress “I consider … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home – 5 Famous People’s Homes Turned Museums

Alexander Pushkin Museum The House-Museum “A. S. Pushkin” it’s an architectural monument of national value, included in the register of historical and cultural monuments of Chisinau, composed by the academy of Sciences. It was created in the late XVIII century … Continue reading

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Cave Monasteries of Moldova

Tipova Tipova cave monastery is located onto the rocky shore of the Nistru river. This Orthodox cave monastery is the largest not only in Moldova, but also in all Eastern Europe. The monastic community of the cloister formed here much … Continue reading

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4 Must-See Moldovan Cities Outside of Chisinau

1. Balti Balti, typical Soviet city, is the second largest city in terms of area and economic importance after Chisinau, and the third largest city in terms of population after Chisinau and Tiraspol. The “northern capital”, as it is usually called, is a major industrial, cultural and commercial center, and transportation hub in … Continue reading

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20 Facts About Moldova

You might be curious to know that: Moldova is placed the 12th among the top world wine exporters. Vine growing and wine making in Moldova counts for almost 5,000 years. The largest underground wine cellar in the world, Cricova, is … Continue reading

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