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Something very different to see...

As a citizen of Chisinau, I have been several times there. Not too far from the city center about... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
Luka3335
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Chisinau, Moldova
Worth the trip from the city center

Let's be honest: there's not that much to see in central Chisinau. So if you're here for any... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2016
ElizabethJK
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Australia
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

The Jewish cemetery there is jewishs Who were killed in the war with Nazism in World War II A memorial from the Government of Israel commemorates the victims of the war

2  Thank Fareed H
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I hunted this place down because of a family connection and it was the most moving experience. The cemetery is overgrown yet still stunningly beautiful - though do prepare yourself for the signs of neglect that come with nature reclaiming the cemetery. We spent ages...More

1  Thank NoniPoni
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The Jewish Cemetery is home to what was once a large Jewish population in the Republic of Moldova. It's still known as one of the largest Jewish Cemeteries in Europe. It's a bit of overgrown, but mostly around the plot areas. It's very walk-able and...More

1  Thank jasonpurello
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This is off the beaten path from the city center but it is a most see if you are in Chisinua. Many of the paths are overgrown but the main paths are easily traversable. It is a large cemetery, and allows you to glimpse into...More

1  Thank David O
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This place is hard to find if you don't have a local to show you around, as it's past a park, then some imposing blocks of flats and up a cobbled street winding through some fairly dilapidated houses. Once you get there it's quite arresting...More

Thank AdamDalgliesh
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I have always enjoyed visiting cemeteries, but this was for sure the biggest surprise in that department ever. Overgrown, rusted, not a soul around, invokes strong feelings of the meaning of passing time. Not a fun, but certainly an interesting thing to do

Thank Iwona M
Reviewed 8 September 2016

As a citizen of Chisinau, I have been several times there. Not too far from the city center about 15 - 20 minutes only, you need to stop by "Alunelul" PARC and walk more up until the end of the street than right and on...More

1  Thank Luka3335
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Let's be honest: there's not that much to see in central Chisinau. So if you're here for any length of time, you'll want to find other things to see. I walked out from the city center to the Jewish Cemetery in about 1 hour 20...More

1  Thank ElizabethJK
Reviewed 29 May 2016

This cemetery contains many thousands of graves - it is thought to be the largest Jewish cemetery in Europe - and much of it is in a state of disrepair, reflecting both official neglect and the hugely diminished size of Moldova's Jewish population. But it...More

Thank mouth_of_flowers
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Not to be missed. There is a closed abandoned synagogue in the cemetery where the Jews were shot by the Nazis. You can see the bullet holes in the concrete. Graves dating back to the 1800s. Only one third of the cemetary remains--houses were built...More

2  Thank garlec
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