Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Tiraspol, Moldova

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Number of sights 9 sights
Distance 6.3 km
Ascend 48 m
Descend 43 m

Explore Tiraspol in Moldova with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Tiraspol

Sight 1: Тираспольская крепость

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The Tiraspol fortress, or the Middle Fortress, is a fortress erected in 1792-1793 under the leadership of the commander A.V. Suvorov and architect F.P. de Volan as a defensive structure on the left bank of the Dniester River. At the walls of the Middle Fortress, the city of Tiraspol arose, built by decree of Catherine II. Monument of architecture of the XVIII century.

Wikipedia: Тираспольская крепость (RU)

1165 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 2: Nikolay Zelinsky Museum

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Nikolay Zelinsky Museum

The Memorial House-Museum of N. D. Zelinsky is a municipal cultural institution in the city of Tiraspol, the capital of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic. It is part of the Tiraspol United Museum.

Wikipedia: Мемориальный дом-музей Н. Д. Зелинского (RU)

66 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 3: Local History Museum

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Tiraspol United Museum - a municipal institution of culture in the city of Tiraspol, the capital of the Transnistrian Moldavian Republic. It arose by merging into one structural institution of the Tiraspol museums that existed since the Soviet era, constituting the sights of the city: the History and Local Lore of the Museum, the House-Museum of the Academician N. D. Zelinsky, the Museum of the headquarters of the Kavbrigade G.I. Kotovsky, the art gallery and the Museum of the History of the Tiraspol Fortress . Director of the Tiraspol United Museum - A. A. Melnichuk.

Wikipedia: Тираспольский объединённый музей (RU)

111 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: Memorial of Glory

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Memorial of Glory

Memorial of Glory is a city memorial located on Suvorov Square of Tiraspol, the capital of Transnistria. It commemorates the Veterans and the dead of the Great Patriotic War, the Soviet-Afghan War, and the Transnistria War.

Wikipedia: Memorial of Glory (Tiraspol) (EN)

364 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: Suvorov Monument

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Suvorov Monument Link to page where image is shown: http://www.tiraspoltimes.com/node/478 / CC BY-SA 3.0

Monument to Suvorov is a monument to Russian generalissimo Alexander Suvorov located on the Suvorov Square in Tiraspol, capital city of the unrecognized country of Transnistria. According to the director of the Tiraspol United Museum Alla Melnichuk, this monument is considered one of the best artistic monuments to Suvorov in the territory of the former USSR.

Wikipedia: Suvorov Monument (Tiraspol) (EN)

540 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 6: Church of the Nativity

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The Church of the Nativity, also known as the Cathedral of the Birth of Christ, is the largest and newest church in Tiraspol, the capital of Transnistria. It is a Russian Orthodox Church completed in 1999 to serve as the Mother Church of the Orthodox Christian Diocese of Tiraspol.

Wikipedia: Church of the Nativity, Tiraspol (EN), Website

542 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 7: Old Believers Pokrovskaya Church

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The Church of the Intercession is a church of the Diocese of Chisinau and All Moldova of the Russian Orthodox Old Believer Church in the city of Tiraspol at 29 Lunacharsky Street. It is the only church in Tiraspol that was not closed during the Soviet years.

Wikipedia: Покровская церковь (Тирасполь, старообрядческая) (RU)

1506 meters / 18 minutes

Sight 8: Nadezhda Aronetskaya Pridnestrovian State Drama Theatre

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The Pridnestrovian State Theater of Drama and Comedy named after N. S. Aronetskaya is one of the first Moldavian theaters. It was opened in the early 1930s in the capital of the then Moldavian Autonomous SSR, the city of Tiraspol. The theater began its life as a studio theater, then as the City Drama Theater, the Republican Drama Theater of Drama and Comedy, and in 1992 the theater became the Pridnestrovian State Drama and Comedy Theater, which in 2001 was named after the Honored Artist of the Moldavian SSR, the founder of the theater Nadezhda Stepanovna Aronetskaya.

Wikipedia: Приднестровский государственный театр драмы и комедии (RU), Website

1991 meters / 24 minutes

Sight 9: Station Square

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The Railway Station Square is one of the four central squares of the city of Tiraspol, geographically it is its center. On the square there is the building of the Tiraspol Railway Station, next to which the central bus station is located.

Wikipedia: Привокзальная площадь (Тирасполь) (RU)

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