Churches & Monasteries

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Ungheni

Architect Al. Bernardazzi designed this church. He donated the project to the municipality and the church later became a true work of culture and architecture. From 1959 the church was closed under the pretext of…

Assumption of the Virgin (Adormirea Maicii Domnului) Wooden Church, Chisinau

Assumption of the Virgin (Adormirea Maicii Domnului) Church, Chisinau Biserica Adormirii Maicii Domnului is the oldest wooden church in the country, built from Calarasi Moldovan woodland oak trees. The church was founded by the freeholders…

Balti Jewish Cemetery

25,000 gravestones, some dating to the 19th centuryContact person: Bondari L. (+373) (0)69 103 292

Briceni Jewish cemetery

5,000 gravestones, some dating to the 19th centuryContact person: Boltuh I. (+373 247)22 157

Capriana Monastery

Capriana Monastery is one of the oldest in Moldova, located 35 km northwest of Chisinau, in the Isnovat locality, on a bank of the river Isnavat. The first official document to contain information about Capriana…

Chisinau Central Cemetery

Central Cemetery in Chisinau, often called the Armenian Cemetery, occupies a triangular area formed by three streets: Alexei Mateevici Str., Vasile Alexandri Str., and Panteleimon Halippa Str. The entrance is on Armenian and Mateevici streets.…

Chisinau Jewish Cemetery

23,400 gravestones, some dating to the 19th centuryContact person: Tuev P. (+373) (0)79 415 654

Cuhurestii de Sus

Holy Trinity Church (Cuhurestii de Sus) Construction of the Holy Trinity Church and its bell town in Cuhurestii de Sus village started in 1913. It structure was completed in 1930.

Curchi Monastery

Curchi Monastery is one of the most important architectural monuments of Bessarabia, and it is also considered to be one of the most beautiful and famous monasteries of the region. 
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