Top things to do in Soroca

Fortress in Soroca

Soroca Fortress

This gloriously solid behemoth on the Dniestr dates to the late 15th century and the reign of Moldavian Prince Ştefan cel Mare. It was built on the remains of a wooden fortress in the shape of a circle, with five ba…
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

With its charming English-speaking curator, this tiny museum is a treat. Its six bright rooms cover archaeological finds, weapons, national clothing, natural history and art.
Clothing in Soroca

Fabrics & Fashion

Next to the Golden River restaurant, this is basically a street stall selling beautiful national outfits and textiles. Shirts and blouses range from 300 lei (for children's sizes) to 1200 lei.
Pizza in Soroca


One of the few dining options in the town centre, Salat is a Chişinău import that serves pizza, burgers, salmon, sushi and a range of Russian and Moldovan favourites, plus there's a respectable wine list.