Fortress in Soroca

Soroca Fortress

This gloriously solid behemoth on the Dniestr dates from 1499 when Moldavian Prince Ştefan cel Mare built a wooden fortress here. It was rebuilt in stone less than 50 years later and given its circular shape, with f…
Monument in Soroca

Candle of Gratitude

You can get fantastic views of the Dniestr and the perfectly partitioned fields of Ukraine beyond from this curious obelisk, which was erected in 2004 to honour the 'anonymous heroes' responsible for preserving Mold…
Museum in Soroca

Soroca Museum of History & Ethnography

This tiny museum is a treat; its exhibits cover archaeological finds, weapons and ethnographic and art displays.