The land of Calarași is a very special place. Even compared to the rest of Moldova, it is a really beautiful place. Călărași is different because of its location. The land is situated right in the middle of the "Codrii" (ancient dense woods). This rich and beautiful location, has its own specific priorities: of culture, of agriculture and ethnographical culture, of haven provided by the woods and defense. So these forests used to be defensive areas. The location had a special purpose: to protect people from all the invasions that happened a lot in past times.