Dear all, Be Our Guest, MoldovaTovist offers you a unique tour that gives you the chance to feel and be in the USSR. You will visit the most beautiful places, museums, monuments, parks ... More info ›
Dear all, Be Our Guest, MoldovaTovist offers you a unique tour that gives you the chance to feel and be in the USSR. You will visit the most beautiful places, museums, monuments, parks. and more interesting are
„BOTTLE MUSEUM“ Transnistria The city Tiraspol itself seems to be living in an old version of the Soviet Union. Tiraspol is a city of one hundred and thirty thousand inhabitants, and it takes about fifteen minutes by car to reach it after crossing the border of Transnistria. Welcome to this wonderful tour.
Our great pleasure is to offer you a new tour in Moldova.
Transferring from Chisinau to Transnistria. Become one of the few travelers to visit Transnistria, a breakaway Republic in eastern Moldova, where Soviet values are still upheld and locals continue their fight for independence, Tiraspol and Bender city the main!
Tiraspol – Back in the USSR
In the morning, you will discover Tighina Fortress located in Tighina town and built in the 15th century by the prince of Moldova, Stephen the Great. Originally built as a small wooden fort, it was later fortified in stone by the prince of Moldova, Petru Rares.
Occupied by the Ottomans in 1538 (in a campaign lead by the sultan Suleiman the Magnificent), the fort was strengthened in 1541 and became the center of an Ottoman "raya" (in which were included the surrounding Moldavian villages). Tighina Fortress is an architectural ensemble of irregular quadrilateral plan, surrounded by wide walls, 2-3 meters thick, made of limestone and brick.
In the afternoon, you will have lunch at a restaurant in Tiraspol for extra pay.
Excursion + guide – the panoramic tour.
The cultural life and heritage existing in Tiraspol and elsewhere in Transnistria has a strong Slavic characteristic.This refers to theatre, literature and other domains.The language in most cases is Russian and many references will be made to Russian culture in general. In the same time the region's administration tries to promote cultural diversity and features Russian culture along with Ukrainian and Moldovan. Soviet and socialist elements will be found often in Transnistrian cultural environment.
*Military Historic Museum of G. I. Kotovsky brigade, Manoilov str. 34, Tiraspol, Moldova.
*Ethnography and Natural History Museum, 25th October str. 46, Tiraspol, Moldova, 09 426 and Pravda str. 4, Tiraspol, Moldova,
*Art gallery, 25th October str. 46, Tiraspol, Moldova.
*TOUR TO „BOTTLE MUSEUM“
*Tiraspol City Day,(Religious, national heritage, music, gastronomy, culture): October 14
Tiraspol is a city that portraits very well a classical soviet city, both in terms of monuments and in terms of city decoration and ideological tools used. Many tourist are interested in this kind of heritage.
*Monuments: The statue of Alexander Suvorov was erected in the central square in 1979 in commemoration of his 250th anniversary. In front of the Transnistrian Government building there is a statue of Vladimir Lenin.
On the opposite side of the central square, a monument plaza features a Soviet T-34 tank, commemorating the Soviet victory in World War II, as well as several monuments dedicated to more recent conflicts, including the Soviet war in Afghanistan and the War of Transnistria.
*Tourists can also take a walk on 25th October street to see the columned House of Soviets complete with a stern looking bust of Lenin.
*Sheriff Stadium is the largest and most modern football stadium in Transnistria and Moldova. It has a capacity of 14300 spectators. The stadium is owned by Sheriff Corporation. It is eligible for international events, that is why Moldova national football team plays some of their international home matches on this stadium.
*The stadium is home to Sheriff Tiraspol football team, the best team in Moldova in terms of performances. It occupies a territory of more than 40 hectares and consists of the main field plus five other fields, training fields, a covered indoor arena for winter use as well as a soccer school for children and on-site residences for the players of FC Sheriff. A five star luxury hotel is under construction.
NOT INCLUDED IN TOUR:
Drinks, Food, Hotel