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Return to the USSR - Excursion in Transnistria
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Return to the USSR - Excursion in Transnistria

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The Republic of Moldova was Soviet for almost 50 years and it has left its mark, one is Transnistria. And why not a trip to the pro-Russian separatist region of Transnistria? A small return to the USSR for a day, to say "I was there" .., to discover a territory without territory ... .., a country without a country ...<br><br>The political situation is still complex today with Moldova, the tension is palpable but not dangerous for a foreign tourist. Visiting Transnistria is possible because it is not instinctively against tourism.<br><br>Our agency organizes this trip with a mixture of discovery, pleasure of the palate and meeting with the soil. You will be able to discover the authentic aspects of a region still under a model that was thought to be out of date.<br>
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TheLush101 wrote a review Aug 2020
Cardiff, United Kingdom1,981 contributions257 helpful votes
There aren't many places which have a tank parked permanently on their main street. It's not a very special tank really (just a standard Russian one), but taking pride of place in the capital, not far from the Lenin statues, it's definitely worth a visit.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Eva J wrote a review Feb 2020
Moscow, Russia2,700 contributions267 helpful votes
Photos of this tank and the small chapel nearby are on many of the postcards for Tiraspol. War history for this country is much more recent than for many countries.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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KGB777 wrote a review Dec 2019
Singapore, Singapore41,794 contributions2,642 helpful votes
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This is one of the more common images one sees of Transnistria and Tiraspol in particular. Up close it's just a regular Russian tank, but still looks good in photos. Popular with local kids for climbing.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Ricardo R wrote a review Nov 2019
Mogi das Cruzes, SP1,792 contributions243 helpful votes
за родину....for the motherland is the meaning of the writting in the tank. A monument for the motherland ( I think it´s Russia ), it shows the laces Tiraspol has with Russia, no romenian is spoken or written in Transnistria, in many parts of Moldova we hear people speaking russian but in Tiraspol and all over Transnistria they really want to show how close they are to motherland.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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ArmyRangeratMIT wrote a review Oct 2019
Wayne, Pennsylvania528 contributions440 helpful votes
I don’t know what I love better about Moldova… The wine is the best in Eastern Europe, you can find a crazy oddity called bread beer here which you better try because you’ll never find it anywhere else, and the loyalty to the Soviet era still lives on… The tank is living proof! There is a two block area that has a couple lovely monuments saluting Moldovan troops and the city is quite walkable… Right behind the state building is a cool market and then you can walk around town to find tasty restaurants with local Moldovan wine… It’s absolutely worth the day trip here!
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Date of experience: January 2019
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