The Soviet Heritage of the Republic of Moldova
Take the opportunity to discover this area and live an unforgettable experience. You will be enveloped in the atmosphere of the Soviet Union as you visit the breakaway region of Transnistria and Gagauzia, formally known as the Autonomous Territorial Unit of Găgăuzia. In both regions the atmosphere of Soviet Union is still alive.
At the airport you’ll meet your local guide and driver. Check-in. After check-in the guide will invite you for a city tour that includes: the Arch of Triumph, the “Nativity” Cathedral, the Park of Steven the Great and Saint, the Moldovan Classics’ Alley, the A.Pushkin bust, the World War II Memorial, the monument of V.Lenin. At your request we can also visit the museums. Lunch/dinner in the local restaurant specialized in traditional Moldovan cuisine (optional).
Comrat and the towns Ceadir-Lunga and Vulcanesti. The tour about Comrat includes: the Monument dedicated to the Afghanistan Heroes, the Monument of Lenin, “Saint John” Cathedral, the Ethnographic Museum, the Turkish Library, “Bashkanat”, the Government building, the Comrat State University.
Lunch in the local restaurant specialized in traditional Gagauz cuisine (optional). In the afternoon you’ll visit Ceadir Lunga, the second largest city of Gagauzia. Drive to Copceac village to visit the state run farm – Kolhoz founded in 1947, very unique experience. Return to Chisinau.
Today you’ll visit Transnistria – the State that doesn’t officially exist. After breakfast, you’ll start this interesting trip and it will take about 1 hour to reach this breakaway region. Day trip to TIRASPOL (capital of Transnistria and the second biggest city in Moldova after Chisinau) – where the old USSR is still alive. Here you’ll see the symbols of Soviet times – the hammer, the sickle and the red star reflected on the coat of arms of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic. City tour includes: the Supreme Soviet Building (Parliament), the V. Lenin monument, the Square of Soviet Constitution, the World War II & Afghanistan War Memorial. Lunch (optional). Return to Chisinau.
After check-out your guide and the driver will take you to the airport.