Tiraspol attractions

Monastery in Tiraspol

Noul Neamţ Monastery

A stunning 70m bell tower marks this serene monastery (1861) 7km south of Tiraspol. You can climb the bell tower for a birds'-eye view of the monastery's four churches and a sweeping panorama of the countryside. You…
Factory in Tiraspol

Kvint Factory

Since 1897, Kvint has been making some of Moldova's finest brandies. Book private tasting tours in English two days in advance (US$10 to US$70 per person, five-person minimum). Wine tastings also available (US$8 to …
Museum in Tiraspol

Tiraspol National History Museum

No period of Transdniestran history is ignored at this relatively interesting museum, starting with photos of late-19th-century Tiraspol, moving to the Soviet period and the Great Patriotic War, to the civil war of …
Museum in Tiraspol

Zelinsky House-Museum

This attractive old house is where the organic chemist Nikolay Zelinsky, Soviet hero and inventor of a gas mask that saved countless lives during WWI, spent his childhood. It has been turned into a museum honouring …
Memorial in Tiraspol

War Memorial

At the western end of ul 25 Oktober, a Soviet armoured tank guards the War Memorial. Its centrepiece is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, flanked by an eternal flame in memory of those who died on 3 March 1992 during…
Notable Building in Tiraspol

Presidential Palace

The home of the Transdniestran presidency and parliament, this foreboding building – watched over by a statue of Lenin looking not unlike an angel – makes for an impressive photo-op.
Notable Building in Tiraspol

House of Soviets

The Stalinist Dom Sovetov with Lenin's angry-looking bust peering out from its prime location, is Tiraspol's City Hall.