Transnistria – Another “Technically Not A Country” You Need To Visit

Transnistria is also one of those countries who broke away from a bigger union and got little or no recognition from the world. Transnistria is recognized as a country by three other unofficial countries: South Ossetia, Nagorno-Karabakh, and Abkhazia. Transnistria gained independence from Moldova and was assisted by Russia on its way.

Transnistrian environment still have that scent of Soviet Union, this you will be able to grab as soon as you see the infamous Sickle and Hammer logo on passports, walls, and crockery there. Tiraspol, the capital of Transnistria has a magnificent statue of Lenin Lords, a must-see for tourists who wander into the country. Kvint distillery should definitely be on your list of places to visit in Transnistria. Kvint distillery is a 19th century establishment and has won multiple awards. Visiting the country during at the time of their Independence Day holds a bonus for you: a Soviet military parade which will surely give the true feeling of standing in such parades which we only might have seen in movies.

Your only way to Transnistria is to take a ride on a train or a bus from Ukraine, or Moldova. You can also arrange a car on rent from around the place and visit Transnistria. A few things to be careful about in Transnistria: rumors suggest that Russia may be looking to snatch Transnistria like they did with Ukraine by snatching Crimea. Also, Transnistria is a popular place in the world of crime, it is a black market for weapons and liquor.