Codru Natural Reservation

Codru forest, the most known in Moldova, is situated in the center of the country to the northwest of Chisinau. It was founded in 1971 and occupies an area of 5,177 ha. The forest is made up of valleys and ravines at one point reaching 380 meters.

There are more than 1,000 species of protected plants, representing half of Moldova’s flora; 43 species of mammals; 145 species of birds; 7 species of reptiles; 10 species of fish; and more of 8,000 species of insects. Most of trees are tall oaks and beeches. The reserve also includes a museum.



Lozova village, Straserni, 45 km distance to Chisinau


Access is grated by reserve administration


Tel: (+373 237) 47 386

Entry Fee:

5-10 lei for local

25 lei for international tourists


Nature Museum

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