Reasons To Visit Chisinau
Chisinau is the capital of Moldova known for its many beautiful historic landmarks and cultural attractions. There are many excellent cultural institutions in the city such as the Opera and Ballet Theater where you can catch a show, while there are also plenty of museums and art galleries available for culture lovers. Be sure to walk around and explore the city on foot as you can stumble upon many memorable landmarks such as the Arch of Triumph and the Stefan Cel Mare Monument. Chisinau is also an exciting city, home to bustling restaurants and cafés, and stays alive during the evenings with its many bars and nightclubs.
Arriving In Chisinau
The primary airport serving Moldova and the capital is Chisinau International Airport which is situated around 10 km from the city. If you are looking to travel from the UAE to Chisinau, you will be able to make the journey out of Dubai. The only airline currently operating on this route is Air Moldova, with all flights departing from Dubai International Airport.
Once your flight has landed in Moldova there are public buses available for those on a budget, or you may prefer the convenience of hopping in a taxi to get to your destination. There are a few car rental companies on site at Chisinau International Airport, so it is straightforward to get a hold of your own vehicle. Inside the airport itself there are plenty of amenities and facilities available to travelers including cafés, fast food outlets and eateries alongside duty-free shopping. In addition to this, the airport provides travelers with complimentary Wi-Fi so you can get connected to the web.
Chisinau Travel Information
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UAE nationals looking to travel to Moldova will be able to enter the country on a visa free basis for up to 90 days. Over the summer in Chisinau you can expect pleasantly warm temperatures and plenty of sunshine with average highs of around 27 degrees, although be advised that over the winter period temperatures drop below freezing and snowfall is frequent. Moldova is not a part of the European Union so it does not utilize the euro - instead you will need to change up your money to the Moldovan leu.
* This information is correct as of January 2018
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