Chişinău is a vibrant and beautiful city that features amazing architecture. The city was completely destroyed during WWII and again during the 1940 earthquake. However today it is well-developed and is among the best cites in Moldova. Chişinău is also known as the White City as many of the buildings are white in color. The city is known for its culture and beautiful parks and museums.
The Central Park also known as the Cathedral Park is located in the heart of the city. The Rose Valley is another great park with several lakes and restaurants. The Botanica Park is one of the most beautiful parks in Chişinău and worth visiting. Chişinău also has some good and interesting museums. The National Archaeology & History Museum,National Museum of Fine Arts and the National Ethnographic and Nature Museum make good places to visit in the city.
Chişinău is a great shopping destination. Souvenirs, clothing and shoes are just a few things that one can buy in Chişinău. Some good places to shop in the city are Chişinău Souvenir Bazaar, Stefan cel Mare, Piata Centrala, Atrium, MallDova, Unic, etc.
Chişinău is served by the Chişinău International Airport. Visitors can easily avail taxis from the airport to reach their destination in the city. A one-way taxi fare from the airport can vary from 80-120 MDL depending on the destination. It is always better to fix a price before starting.
Finding halal restaurants in Chişinău can be difficult. There is just one Syrian restaurant in the city on Str. Columna but it is best to confirm whether they offer halal food. The Kirtan Café offers vegetarian food.
There are a few mosques in Chişinău. The Alhidaia Center is a prominent center for praying in the city. Visitors can get more information about mosques and halal places in the city at the Muslim League of Moldova on Mesager Street.