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Soroca Fortress, Soroca
(3.6/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web)
Located on the site of a 15th-century Genoese wooden fort, Soroca Fortress boasts an impressive stone edifice, and is a must-see for history buffs. At the center of Soroca city, situated on the right bank of the Dniester river, the fortress was a fortified trading post built by Stephen the Great in 1499 to protect his goods from Polish and Hungarian forces. Wander the halls of this castle tower, and take in the views of the castle town and surrounding countryside from the fortress walls. The fortress does not offer guided tours, but you can take a self-guided tour, or hire a local tour guide. Use our Soroca trip itinerary maker to add Soroca Fortress and other attractions to your Soroca vacation plans.
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  • Very nice place. Please think a river between Ukraine and Moldova and fortress is across to Ukraine. But actually in Moldovian border. You can do walking along to the riverside. 
  • crazy is not. I rode the 150 km from Chisinau, risked life on their roads:) and I saw what I saw:) is a fortress on the Ukrainian border on the River with easy access. Part of the fortress rebuilt by hand from the Union (?), and somehow it looks. Not nastawiałbym on the special rigors to explore. Tickets for the buck
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  • I do rather like castles, and this is a gem. The fortification is compact, well restored and very evocative of this period of history that few of us know anything about. Wandering around is a treat, t...  more »

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