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All my reviews for Chisinau

Updated March 12, 2017
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  1. Free! "General Tips & Advice" in Chisinau, Moldova
    Chisinau used to be one of the least connected capitals of Europe, but now there are a few more options. Direct flights from many European airports including London Stansted are offered by Air Moldova, and WizzAir now has a useful connection to Londo…
  2. Cheap "Hotels & Accommodations" in Chisinau, Moldova
    Towering above the Piata Negruzzi slightly to the south of the city centre, the Hotel Cosmos is a Soviet-style pile of concrete that has partly been refurbished. I made a mistake on entering, as I stupidly asked the man in the black suit sitting …
  3. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Chisinau, Moldova
    The main street of Chisinau is named after the national hero, Stephen III of Moldavia, better known as Stefan the Great (Stefan cel Mare). Ruling Moldova and the surrounding Moldavia for nearly half a century in the 1400s, Stefan successfully united …
  4. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Chisinau, Moldova
    The main sight (some might say the only sight) in Chisinau is the park that surrounds the city's grand white Orthodox Cathedral. Between the cathedral and its bell tower is a cobbled square where kids chase pigeons, teenagers cruise around on bikes, …
  5. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Chisinau, Moldova
    I've been to quite a few similar museums, usually in grand old buildings with long corridors, exhibits closely guarded by a legion of old ladies who glare at you if you dare to stray from the designated order. The National Museum of History of Moldov…
  6. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Chisinau, Moldova
    Not having a useful guidebook for Moldova was actually a good thing, as I managed to discover new places to visit using Google Maps instead. One of these sights not mentioned in Lonely Planet's page on Chisinau was the large war memorial and eternal …
  7. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Chisinau, Moldova
    Chisinau isn't a very hilly city, but at one of the highest points to the west of the city is the university area, with some grand buildings. One has steps leading up to a square, and I noticed many people who didn't appear to be students heading up …
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