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History of city Bender (Tighina) in photos

A small historical reference

Bender - a city in Transnistria, a port on the Dniester River, located in the south-east of Moldova on the right bank of the Dniester River. The first written mention - October 8, 1408. Earlier names - Tyagyanyakyacha (up to 1460, in translation from the Tatar "Tyagyankyach" means - "free pass"), Tighina (up to 1538), from the Tatar word meaning "prince", Bender (until 1918), from the Persian word "harbor, marina", Tighina (until 1940), Bender (until 1941), Tighina (until 1944).

Attractions - Museum of Local History (1914), the Turkish fortress (XVI century), Transfiguration Cathedral (the beginning of XIX century), the building of the Auditorium - the center of cultural life of the city (1902).

Bender. Andrew street
Andrew street
Bender. The audience - the center of cultural life Bender
The audience - the center of cultural life Bender
Bender. Market
Market
Bender. Noble street and the Cathedral
Noble street and the Cathedral
Bender. Prefecture
Prefecture
Bender. On the bank of the Dniester River
On the bank of the Dniester River
Bender. Railway bridge
Railway bridge
Bender. Railway station
Railway station

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