Old Orhei is a historical and archaeological complex, located in Trebujeni, at 60 kilometres (37 mi) north-east of Chişinău, on the Răut River.
Old Orhei contains traces of different civilizations, including a Geto-Dacian fortress (6th-1st centuries. BC. Oe.) Fort Golden Horde Shehri al-Jedid or Yangi-Shehri (second half of AD 14th century.) Orthodox monasteries (c 14th century.) And the Moldavian town Vechi (15th-17th centuries) The ancient city Old Orhei - a unique natural and historical complex in the open air. It organically combines the natural landscape and vestiges of ancient civilizations.
As a result of enormous archeological excavations here there were discovered the cultural layers of different epochs such as - the Paleolithic, Eneolithic, and Iron Age. The culture of Geto-Dacians of Early and Late Middle Ages is represented by the rests of earthen and wooden fortresses of Geto-Dacian period and the traces of two medieval towns - Shehr al-Djedid town of the Golden Horde period and the Moldovan town Orhei.