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Stephen the Great Central Park

Is the main park in Central Chisinau, Moldova. It is the oldest park in Moldova and spans about 7 hectares (17 acres).The park was originally laid out in 1818 by Russian military engineers during the reign of Alexander I. and over the years, the park has had several names –...

Cathedral Square

It was founded between 1830 and 1840. The construction of the square coincided with the construction of the Cathedral. After World War II, the square was severely damaged and within a few years it was renovated and for many years was called Victory Park. Trees, shrubs and flower beds were...

The Valley of the Mills Park

It is a park in the Buiucani district of the capital. It was established on the initiative of L. Brezhnev in 1950 and was originally called “Central Park of Culture and Rest of the Leninist Commune”. The park is located on the shore of the Mill Valley Lake and covers...

Botanical Garden

The Chisinau Botanical Garden of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova is the main botanical research facility in Moldova. It is located on the outskirts of Chisinau, in the Botanica district, near the so-called City Gates. It was founded on 1 September 1951. The construction of the Botanical Garden was...

The Dendrarium Park

The Dendrarium Park in Chisinau is an 83 ha green oasis of the Buiucani district. It serves as an important oxygen reservoir for all the city’s inhabitants and is a good natural air filter. It is one of the most favourite areas for city dwellers to take photos. The Dendrarium...

The Valley of Roses

Valea Trandafirilor (The Valley of Roses) is a famous park, located in the Botanica district. It covers an area of ​​145 hectares (of which 9 hectares belong to the lake). It was arranged in 1968 on the site of a hill cultivated for many years in a row with roses...

Park ”Alunelul”

In the western part of the city, in the Buiucani district, there is a small park of only 11 hectares – „Alunelul” Park. The park was founded in 1958 on the site of a Jewish cemetery, part of which was simply demolished and some of the remains were moved to...

Park ”La Izvor”

The first name, which the park carried for 20 years, was “Friendship Park between Peoples”. It was founded in 1972 on Calea Ieșilor Street in the Buiucani district and is considered one of the youngest parks in Chisinau. The park  covers an area of 150 hectares. The park’s lakes are...

“Afghanistan” Park

This is the unofficial name of the park located in the center of Rascani district, the heart of which is the Memorial Complex “Sons of the Fatherland – Holy Remembrance” built in memory of the fallen soldiers in the war in Afghanistan 1979-1989. The complex features a majestic sculpture of...

Park of the Technical University of Moldova

The TUM’s park was conceived in 2004, at the initiative of Mr. Ion Bostan, TUM’s rector from 1992 to 2015, as an open-air technical museum. Here you can admire an impressive gallery of exhibits displayed in the open air: the TUM Stela – the symbol of technical education, the Thinker’s...

Moldova’s Little Prince Statue

The smallest monument in the Republic of Moldova, only 11 cm high, was cast in bronze and placed on the “planet B-612” in 2018 – on the sphere number 23 on the fence in the park “Valea Morilor” in Chisinau. The idea belongs to the resident of the capital, Igor...