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Moldova

Relative unknown country in Eastern Europe located between the Proet and Dnjestr Rivers

Moldova is a country that you can easily discover. You will be one of the very few tourists to visit this country making this one of the few unexplored places on earth. This country has many tourist attractions.

Moldova is not a standard holiday country. In fact, according to official figures, it is the least visited country in Europe. One of the reasons for this could be that the country has no mountains. The north is hilly, but the highest point is only 430 meters. Moldova is one of the poorest countries in Europe. It is sandwiched between Romania and Ukraine.

Chişinău

Moldova’s capital is Chişinău, which was founded in the 15th century. It was then part of the Principality of Moldova. The city was once also part of Russia and Romania. If you are interested in Moldova's history, you can visit two museums in the capital. The National Archaeological and Historical Museum, and the National Ethnographic and Natural History Museum.

Orhei National Park

Orhei National Park is the only natural park in the country. It mainly includes deciduous forests and valleys and is perfect for hiking. The park is located in the heart of Moldova. It is easily accessible from Chişinău; The distance is about 50 kilometers.

Orheiul Vechi

The famous monasteries of Orheiul Vechi are located in Orhei National Park. This archaeological complex was already inhabited in prehistoric times. The oldest remains date from 4500 to 3000 BC.

The river had created a place where people could live well. Even today, the caves are accessible with centuries-old inscriptions. You will find Orhei National Park about 40 miles from the capital Chişinău.