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The largest cellars in the world are found in Moldova, just a few kilometers north of Chisinau, in the town of Cricova. Here lies a real city of winemakers, with streets, tasting rooms, warehouses, etc. The total length of the galleries from Cricova exceeds 60 km underground. In the quiet basement…
The city gained fame thanks to the Cricova sparkling and vintage wines, produced by the "Cricova" Winery compound that was founded in 1952. It produces a wide range of well known high quality wines that are admired and known throughout Europe.
The biggest underground cellars in the world ( with a lenghts of 160 km!!!!) Great for tours.
CRICOVA is the biggest and one of the most impressive wine cellar from Europe. Excursions are organized in Romanian, Russian, French and English languages. Needs to be booked in advance.
“Roata Vremii is a quiet and cozy place where you can enjoy Moldavian traditional foods prepared in the best way possible. I recommend ordering Zama, Placinte and Mamaliga to get the full experience. Don't forget to check out our wines. ”
“Since Moldova is a very little-known destination for tourists and for a start we recommend trying our traditional cuisine: zama with aromatic leushtyan, mamalyga with tokens, mujudey and pickles, stuffed cabbage, pies, dessert Guguta hat or prune with walnut under whipped cream.”
“ The cellar from Mileştii Mici entered the Book of Records in 2007, after being validated as the longest in the world and with the highest storage capacity. At present, it represents an underground wine town with a total length of galleries of over 200 kilometers, with streets bearing the names of famous wines and along which are placed oak buddhists and cisterns with a total capacity of 65 million liters. , with underground waterfalls, tasting rooms and jetties. In the gold collection of the "Mileştii Mici" Winery, about two million bottles of selected wines are kept. You can also visit the "Maniuc Bei Estate" and the "Mileştii Mici" wine warehouses.”
Place of Worship
“Curchi Monastery is one of the most important architectural monuments of Bessarabia, and it is also considered to be one of the most beautiful and famous monasteries of the region. It is located in Orhei forest near Curchi village, approximately 14 km southwest of the town of Orhei. The monastery is situated in the Vatici valley on a bank of the Vatic River between rich hills covered with forests, gardens and orchards. The monastery is a real gem, offering silence and peace. The monastery has a rich religious and cultural past spanning more than two centuries. It was founded in 1773-1775 and became one of the richest, most beautiful, and largest monasteries in Moldova. ”