SHOPPING IN MOLDOVA
Chisinau is the capital of Moldova and the main administrative, scientific and cultural centre of the country. In the city, you’ll find a lot of places where you can purchase some souvenirs about Moldova. You can start with “Mihai Eminescu” Theatre Square, where you will be amazed by the souvenir market with national tourism brand “Moldova – discover the routes of life”, Viorica Cosmetics - cosmetic company store, Moldovan brands “Din inima”, Bucuria sweets shop and the central market.
At the central market, tourists like to buy local food products such as honey, walnuts, cheese, dried fruits, etc., while at Bucuria they have a great variety of sweets and can choose some for to bring home. Additionally, you can visit “Casa Cristea” showroom, where you’ll be amazed by the national costumes and hand embroidered blouses and Zorile shop, that offer a wide range of shoes at affordable prices.
At specialized wine shops you can buy wine made from Moldovan grape types such as Feteasca, Rara Neagra, Viorica, etc. Good places for shopping are “Sun City”, “Grand Hall” and “Jumbo” commercial centers and “Malldova” shopping centre.