Soroca Fortress is on the bank of the Dniester River located in the city of Soroca in northeastern Moldova. Built-in 1499, the fortress construction was started by Stefan cel Mare and completed by his son Petru Rareş. The fortification was home to a garrison of 200 to 250 people, 30 meters in diameter, and the towers are 4 meters in diameter. Assuming is that the inspiration for this building came from western fortifications. When you finish your visit to Soroca Fortress, we recommend a walk around the city of Soroca, because this is the unofficial capital of Roma in Moldova, and you can see the luxurious houses of Roma kings on the hill above the city center.