Northeast of the central parks, this is where Russia's national poet Alexander Pushkin (1799–1837) spent three years exiled between 1820...
Arc de Triomphe
The highlights in the centre of Chişinău are the Holy Gates (1841), more commonly known as Chişinău's own Arc de Triomphe.
A friendly, affordable local-pub feel reigns in this tastefully decorated hang-out. The menu includes omelettes, pastas, grills and...
The most central of a cheap and well-run chain of pizza restaurants, Pizza Mania offers lots of choice, including salads, omelettes and...
Star Track information
Lonely Planet review
About 1km northeast of the centre, Star Track's dark interior offers comfortable sofas and make-out booths where one can ogle dance performances by scantily clad men and women. Underneath is the less titillating but equally popular Military Pub.