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Address: Chisinau, Moldova

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In my opinion it's a very bad place for tourists

People there aren't as friendly as you may think,and the Nistru river is quite dirty.It's a cheap place in my opinion,if you'd like to swim somewhere i'd consider going somewhere... read more

2 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 March 2016
Владислав Т
Chisinau, Moldova
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Cahul, Moldova
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you are tourist and no one from locals are not with you, beter stay away, because this is a very speciffic place, where a different sort of locals love to rest (get drunk)

Thank ioancuzaalexandru
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12 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

It's one of the most horrific experiences. Stinky air, filthy and rotten place. No sand what so ever, it's a sort of clay that makes everything dirty. Pieces of glass and poop and cigarette butts all over the place. Loud idiotic music, people with no consciousness at all, drunk-heads even during the day. The water is dirty and it smells.... More 

Thank Veronica C
Chisinau, Moldova
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

People there aren't as friendly as you may think,and the Nistru river is quite dirty.It's a cheap place in my opinion,if you'd like to swim somewhere i'd consider going somewhere at the pool.

Thank Владислав Т
Lewiston, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

When first developed decades ago by the Soviets, evidently Nistru Beach was a fantastic summer river resort (remembering that Moldova is landlocked). A visit there now is inexpensive: a taxi from Chisinau, 200 MDL; bus 130/131 from Piața Centrală, 10 MDL; 2 lounge chairs and an umbrella for six hours, 100 MDL; a soft drink, 15 MDL, canned beer, 20... More 

Thank Dan F
Watertown, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2015

We decided to go for a drive one day and found our way to the "beach". There are too many dogs. The beach was filled with fishermen on the banks. I can see that this might have been a really nice place at one time, but not any more. For many this may be the only place they can afford... More 

Thank Michael L
Chisinau, Moldova
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2014

If you like mud, dirty water, garbage, used condoms, rusty playgrounds, stray feral dogs and dog feces everywhere, alcoholics and thugs - then sure, go ahead, visit it. Otherwise, keep away from it. And YES, it's THAT BAD. Won't get any better any time soon. I'm not trolling. Even if somebody cleaned up the mess, it's still a muddy beach... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2013

yeah, poor infrastructure, what else could be said... it should get better with the time with proper investment into the facilities there, and - in fact - it does get better every year, at a slow pace though...

Thank octavs
Georgetown, Indiana
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2013

if someone mentions this as an attraction, dont listen. it doesnt worth it to come here, it used to be a very nice place, but that was almost 20 years ago. What is left of the former beach is a tripe of dirty sand, and the river is very dirty too and people who come here are rude.

Thank lina v
Nairobi, Kenya
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2012

I mean, it's a river, and the beach is basic, and surrounded by slightly tatty entertainment. Interesting perhaps to see Transnistria across the water, but when the Adriatic is not so far away, this isn't really something you should be calling a beach

1 Thank mcwcBaku
Bakhchisaray, Crimea, Ukraine
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2012

As mentioned by other reviewers, this place is not in Chisinau, but in Vadul lui Voda, some 30 km outside the city. We travel there quite frequently in summer, as there is not too many other natural swimming places around the city. It is a long sandy beach along the river Nistru, and the Nistru itself. Everything is pretty basic.... More 

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