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Monument in the centre of town

this is the monumemnt dedicated to dead soldiers, located by the main street in Soroca town and not... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2019
Piotr M
Warsaw, Poland
Well that is something

Sometimes you find weird things in Moldova this is one of them not really sure what the commemorate... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2019
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed July 5, 2019

this is the monumemnt dedicated to dead soldiers, located by the main street in Soroca town and not far from the Fortress

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 2, 2019

Sometimes you find weird things in Moldova this is one of them not really sure what the commemorate on however worth the view

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

I know it's a slog from the parking near the river. But we went the other way, google maps showed us the street to aim for, and that takes you past Gypsy Hill almost to the monument. Great views all around and a small chapel...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

A symbolic walk up the hill for an acknowledgement People in these lands suffered a lot under Tatar, Turk, Tzarist and Soviet boots. They fought bravely and managed to a large extent to keep their language, their culture, their traditions. The monument stands to acknowledge...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

We walked here from the city. Had to much time to kill. The walk there is nice, through runout promenade, but not if you do it in 35°c and a lot of humidity in the air, like we did. By the end it was getting...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 1, 2017

We left our car on the parking under the monument and then had climbed over 600 steps to the monument. It is quite a steep way up, but when we reached the top, the effort was paid off, the view was just amazing. And also...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Soccca
Reviewed July 14, 2017

There is no obvious signage to get here and as its elevated I couldn't find the route and got a taxi for 30 Lei. However its easily walkable cross the road at the bus station and walk towards the monument for 30 mins (it will...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Daya101
Reviewed July 10, 2017

The Luminaria, or Candle of Gratitude, was built as a tribute to the unknown writers who preserved the Moldovan history and culture during the tumultuous years of war, Soviet control, and reconstruction. Inside is a small Orthodox chapel, which can be entered for a small...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank SarahJ100100
Reviewed June 27, 2017

Architecturally, the monument itself does not stand out, but the meaning of the monument is special. The Candle of Gratitude Monument pays homage to Moldovian language, culture and tradition and the people (many of whom were unsung heroes) who work hard to preserve these. The...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank kurogomajpn
Reviewed May 9, 2017

I have done this three times now. It's a long hard trek up the hill, but so worth it. The view of the Nistru River, Soroca and Ukraine are magnificent. Well worth your time. Cost no money. How can you beat that???

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Denise R
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