THE MANUC-BEI MANSION

The Manuc Bey historical and cultural complex is located in the town of Hincesti in the Central-Western part of the Republic of Moldova. It includes several edifices, such as the Palace of Manuc, bailiff’s House, Building of the Countess, Hunting Lodge, and the Watchtower. From the main entrance up to the palace there is an…

CUSELAUCA MONASTERY

On the bank of the Ciorna River, 125 km away from the capital, there is a monastery of nuns Cuselăuca. It was founded in 1786. From its eastern side, the monastery is open to be viewed while the other three parts are surrounded by forest. Geographic coordinate: 47.878750, 28.556389 Distance from capital: 125 km Accommodation:…

JAPCA 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…

SOROCA FORTRESS

In the medieval period the fortress of Soroca was part of a huge Moldovan defensive system, which comprised four fortresses on the Nistru river, two on the Danube and another three in the northern part of the country. With this “stone belt of fortresses”, the country borders were well protected.  The fortress is from the…

RUDI MONASTERY

The Rudi Monastery is a monastery of nuns from the Republic of Moldova, located on the bank of the Nistru River at a distance of 15 km from the town of Otaci. The architecture of the Rudi church has a pronounced character of the Moldavian churches of the 16th century. The general dimensions of the…

The “FETESTI” RESERVATION

Feteşti Reservation is a protected area located in Edinet district, 225 km away from the capital. It covers an area of ​​555 ha. Generally, this unique monument of nature is characterized by amazing forests, unforgettable landscapes slopes and extremely picturesque surroundings The natural area includes a hornbeam forest of different ages on stony slopes, which…

THE „DURUITOAREA GORGE”

(rom: Defileul Duruitoarea) To the east of Duruitoarea village, in Riscani district, the Duruitoarea stream, a tributary of the Ciuhur River, has caved a deep gorge between the rocks of 40 hectares’ area. The steep slopes of the gorge are riddled with caves and grottos and embellished by old rock formations. The grotto Duruitoarea Veche…

COSTESTI LAKE

On the border between Romania and the Republic of Moldova is the accumulation lake Costesti-Stânca. It occupies an area of 59 sq. Km. Near the lake there are ponds, wooded areas, meadows, but also reed beds, hatcheries. Birds found here are such species as: egret, grey stork, red stork, stork, little grebe, summer or mute…

THE „BUTEȘTI GORGES”

Buteşti Gorge (Rom.: Cheile Butești) is a gorge dug by the Camenca River in a reef with a length of over 2 km and a width of 125 m. The limestone reef formed 15-20 million years ago from skeletons of corals, molluscs, shells, algae, animals and marine organisms that populated the warm waters of the…