Moldova Journals

Chişinău

A September 2005 trip to Moldova by 3mttours

Quote: In Moldovan standards, it is a metropolitan city, housing some 25% of the whole population, though to someone coming from a big city, Chişinău may rather look like a provincial city. It can be visited on a half-day walking tour.

Hotelul Codru

Hotel | "Hotel Codru"

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Situated in the residential area of Chişinău, with many embassies and other hotels, Hotel Codru is right across Ştefan the Great Park.Its look is great. Rooms have a good look, but for its four stars, Hotel Codru needs some more training of its staff. Rooms come in two categories: standard rooms, which have not been refurbished, and Euro rooms, which have been refurbished. The price differs, of course. Otherwise, the rooms have the same facilities: shower/bath, minibar (caution: the fridge is unplugged; if you would like to cool your drinks, just plug it in), and colour TV. The bar downstairs is all right, only it closes early, not being a place for having a drink later at night. The souveni...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on December 15, 2005

Hotelul Codru
127, 31 August 1989 str
Chisinau, Moldova

Tour of Chişinău

Attraction | "Tour of Chişinău"

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The city has a very green look, with many trees and parks. The Ştefan the Great Park (formerly Pushkin Park during Soviet times) is the most central and nicest park of the city, nicknamed "the Park of the Lovers" due to the meeting place here of most couples. The statue of the ruler Ştefan the Great, now in front of the park, has toured the city. Initially, the statue was located on the Central Square, where they later had the revolution and their declaration of independence from the Soviets. This was, however, a far too central location, so it was moved here by the Soviets, and in its original location is a Lenin statue. But this location was far too popular; everyone was walking by and parades we...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on December 15, 2005

Tour of Chişinău
Republic of Moldova
Chisinau, Moldova