15 Sights in Chișinău Municipality, Moldova (with Map and Images)
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1. Nicolae Iorga
Nicolae Iorga was a Romanian historian, politician, literary critic, memoirist, Albanologist, poet and playwright. Co-founder of the Democratic Nationalist Party (PND), he served as a member of Parliament, President of the Deputies' Assembly and Senate, cabinet minister and briefly (1931–32) as Prime Minister. A child prodigy, polymath and polyglot, Iorga produced an unusually large body of scholarly works, establishing his international reputation as a medievalist, Byzantinist, Latinist, Slavist, art historian and philosopher of history. Holding teaching positions at the University of Bucharest, the University of Paris and several other academic institutions, Iorga was founder of the International Congress of Byzantine Studies and the Institute of South-East European Studies (ISSEE). His activity also included the transformation of Vălenii de Munte town into a cultural and academic center.
2. Constantin Brâncuși
Constantin Brâncuși was a Romanian sculptor, painter and photographer who made his career in France. Considered one of the most influential sculptors of the 20th-century and a pioneer of modernism, Brâncuși is called the patriarch of modern sculpture. As a child he displayed an aptitude for carving wooden farm tools. Formal studies took him first to Bucharest, then to Munich, then to the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris from 1905 to 1907. His art emphasizes clean geometrical lines that balance forms inherent in his materials with the symbolic allusions of representational art. Brâncuși sought inspiration in non-European cultures as a source of primitive exoticism, as did Paul Gauguin, Pablo Picasso, André Derain and others. However, other influences emerge from Romanian folk art traceable through Byzantine and Dionysian traditions.
3. Moara roșie (1873)
The former Steam Mill building, known as Colloquial Moulin Rouge, is a non-functional steam mill, a monument to architecture of local value on Chisinau's namesake street. The building is listed in the Register of Historical and Cultural Monuments in Chisinau, which is composed of the Academy of Sciences. It was built at the end of the greenhouse. The 19th session-begins. In the 20th century, eclectic. Once one of the tallest buildings in the historic foothills of Pushkin, part of the industrial complex, it has remained lonely and isolated from related buildings.
4. Biserica Sfîntul Mucenic Haralambie
The Church of the Holy Martyr Haralambie is a place of worship and architectural monument of national significance, introduced in the Register of monuments of history and culture in Chisinau. It was built in 1836. A lapidary inscription inside it with the year 1812 testifies to a possible older stage in the history of the church. She was the reader of the merchant Haralambie, whose name he long wore the street in front of the church.
Wikipedia: Biserica Sfântul Mucenic Haralambie din Chișinău (RO)
5. Muzeul Zemstvei
The museum's museum is included in the Register of Architectural Monuments, titled "The Building of the Former Orphanage, Later the Dowry of the Ancient Bernier of Basalabia", a historic building in Chisinau, at 103 Alexei Shizisov Street. Representing a national architectural and historical symbol, the Register of Historical and Cultural Signs of the City of Chisinau was introduced at the initiative of the Academy of Sciences.
6. Memorial to Victims of Stalinist Repression
The Train of Pain – Memorial to Victims of Stalinist Repression is a monument in Chișinău, Moldova. A temporary stone was unveiled in 1990 in Central Station Square commemorating the 1940–1951 mass deportations in Soviet Moldavia. A permanent memorial was completed at the site in 2013. The sculptural element was assembled in Belarus.
7. Church of the Dormition
The Church of the Assumption is a temple of the Chisinau Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church in the city of Chişinău. The church was built as a co-religionist church. It is also called Bulgarian after the street on which it is located. In Chisinau there is another church dedicated to the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
8. Saint Pantaleon's Church
Saint Pantelimon Church is a place of worship and architectural monument of national significance, introduced in the Register of monuments of history and culture in Chisinau. It was built in 1891, in the spirit of historical stylizations, on the basis of medieval Greek architecture after the architect Alexandru Bernardazzi.
9. Moldova National Opera Ballet
The Maria Bieșu National Opera and Ballet Theatre in Chişinău, Moldova, is one of the leading opera and ballet theatres in Eastern Europe. It is housed in a building on the Boulevard Stefan the Great, one of the main roads in Chişinău. In 2012, it was given the name of the renowned opera singer Maria Bieșu.
Wikipedia: Maria Bieșu National Opera and Ballet Theatre (EN)
10. National Museum of Ethnography and Natural History
The National Museum of Ethnography and Natural History is a museum in the city of Chisinau, located on the str. Mikhail Kovinichenu, 82. It was created in October 1889 on the basis of the collection of exhibits at the first Bassalabia Agricultural Fair held at the initiative of Baron A. Stuart.
Wikipedia: Muzeul Național de Etnografie și Istorie Naturală din Chișinău (RO), Website
11. Nicolae Sulac National Palace
The "Nicolae Sulac" National Palace is a venue for concerts and festivals in the center of Chisinau. The construction of the Palace was completed in 1972 and then it was called the Session Hall, where theatrical and entertainment performances were organized. It was renamed in 1990.
12. Teatrul „Alexei Mateevici”
The Alexia Mateevici Theatre is a public institution in the Republic of Moldova which aims to provide lyrical theatrical arts and non-formal education to all categories of audiences. It was founded in 1979 by actor Andrei Vartic and is active in the Moldovan National Philharmonic.
13. Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ's Nativity
The Cathedral of Christ's Nativity is the main cathedral of the Moldovan Orthodox Church in Sectorul Centru, Moldova. It was commissioned by the governor of New Russia, Prince Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov, and Metropolitan Gavril Bănulescu-Bodoni in 1830.
14. Monument to the Victims of the Jewish Ghetto
The monument to the victims of the Jewish ghetto is a memorial structure in the city of Chisinau in memory of the Jews killed by the German-Romanian invaders during the Great Patriotic War as part of the policy of persecution and destruction of Jews.
15. Sinagoga „Geamgiilor“
The synagogue "Glass", a Jewish place of worship and a monument to local landmarks, has been introduced into the city of Chisinau's register of historical and cultural monuments. At present it is driven by Hubbard's Hubbard movement.
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