OLISCANI BUNKER

In the forest near the Oliscani village, Soldanesti district there is an abandoned Soviet military base – known as the Oliscani bunker. The construction of the military facility started in 1985, but once the USSR collapsed, all the works have ended. On the territory of about 20 hectares reside the frames of two administrative blocks,…

ORHEIUL VECHI

Orheiul Vechi is located in the valley of the Răut river. The complex comprises several tens of hectares of the medieval town of Orhei. There are two large promontory points, joined by three smaller promontories. Here are the ruins of fortifications, dwellings, baths, places of worship, including cave monasteries, created in the 13th-14th centuries. Geographic…

CHIȘINĂU

The capital of Moldova – Chisinau has several areas suitable for shooting. They offer post-Soviet ambience, with abandoned industrial areas; 9-storey grey buildings and towers of the Thermoelectric Centre – built in the 50’s of the last century. Geographic coordinate: 45°28’24.9″N 28°12’46.8″E Distance from capital: 215 km Accommodation: Camping (13 km), Guesthouse (1 km) Food…

GIURGIULESTI INTERNATIONAL PORT

Just 215 km from the capital there is the Giurgiulesti International Port. It is located at km 133.8 of the Danube River, in the south of the country, being bordered by Romania and Ukraine. The port consists of the oil terminal, the cargo and passenger port and an industrial area. The Giurgiulesti International Port is…

CURCHI MONASTERY

Curchi Monastery is a monastery of monks from the Republic of Moldova, one of the most important monuments of the local architecture. Built in the 18th-19th centuries, in the Neo-Roman style, the monastery is located in Codrii Orheiului (woods of Orhei). The architectural complex is composed of five churches, two buildings with cells, the Priory…

NASLAVCEA

266 km away from the capital lies Naslavcea Village. Located on scenic hills, it creates the impression of a true mountain village. On the left bank of the Chisarau river, a kilometer of its mouth there is the ravine called Karpov Iar, a paleontological monument. Geographic coordinate: 48°28’07.7″N 27°35’13.4″E Distance from capital: 266 km Accommodation:…

HANCU MONASTERY

The monastery of monks in Zăbriceni is located on the edge of a forest, in a picturesque place. The territory of the monastery is a spacious one, with narrow and paved walkways, hedges and plantations of medicinal herbs. There is also a mini-production of medicinal teas. Geographic coordinate: 47°04’41.8″N 28°19’21.3″E Distance from capital: 59 km…

“PRUTUL DE JOS” RESERVE

The Natural Reserve Prutul de Jos is a protected area located in the lower Prut River, including Beleu Lake and a network of ponds that, on the whole, form a unique ecosystem. The vegetation, on most of the territory of the reserve, is represented by reed beds, willows, and a rich carpet of aquatic plants,…

ZABRICENI MONASTERY

At 137 km from the capital on a stone rock near the Dniester River there is the Japca monastery. It is a monument of popular and very sober ornamental style, founded in the 7th century. After the farthest gates of the monastery there are five springs. The central one is called St. Mary, and its…