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Touristic Guide of Piatra Neamt

17 February 2011 No Comment

touristic-guide-piatra-neamtThe number of tourists in Piatra Neamt, Neamt County is rising from one year to another. The entertainment possibilities, the visits to museums and old medieval monasteries, the rides with Telegondola, recommend Piatra Neamt as an ideal touristic destination for a few nights stay.

The touristic investments that were made in Piatra Neamt can be seen in Telegondola, the public swimming pool from “Peste Vale” Entertainment Complex, the ski slope from Cozla Mountain and the future Entertainment Complex from the top of Cozla Mountain.

This short touristic guide of Piatra Neamt includes a brief presentation of the main touristic attractions like: museums, memorial houses, monasteries, entertainment facilities and accommodations.

Entertainment in Piatra Neamt

Tourists that visit Piatra Neamt have different possibilities to spend a pleasant day.

A ride with Telegondola will offer a panoramic view over the town. Tourists can admire Ceahlau Mountain, Batca Doamnei Hill, Batca Doamnei Lake and the Royal Court from Piatra Neamt, just to name the most well known attractions. The station of Telegondola is in front of the train station.
The Art Museum from Piatra Neamt

The ski slope from Cozla Mountain, offers during the winter season the possibility of practicing winter sports: skiing and snowboarding. This is also the place where every year in February takes place the Festival “Piatra pe Zapada”.

The Public Swimming Pool from “Peste Vale” Entertainment Complex represents a true relaxation oasis for tourists during summer. Tourists from all over the country come here every weekend, to spend some relaxing moments, with fresh mountain air and far away from the everyday stress.
Peste Vale Complex road

The Equestrian Complex “Virgil Barbuceanu located inside the Entertainment Complex “Peste Vale” organizes world-class equestrian competitions and also offers to those interested the chance of learning how to ride a horse.

Museums and Memorial Houses from Piatra Neamt

The historic center of Piatra Neamt is represented by the Royal Court, together with the Tower of ruler Stefan cel Mare and St Ioan Botezatorul Church. In this location you can also visit the following museums: The Art Museum, The Ethnography Museum and Cucuteni Museum.

The most well known museum from Piatra Neamt is The History and Archeology Museum, located in Mihail Kogalniceanu Plaza. This museum exhibits objects that speak about the history of the people that lived in this area from ancient times and until present days.
The Royal Court from Piatra Neamt

If you want to take an imaginary trip into the world of the writer Calistrat Hogas, well known in Romania for his tales about trips in the mountains from Neamt County, you can visit his memorial house. Here you’ll see old objects, books, the pistols that were carried around in every trip in the mountains, original furniture and photos. Then, you can visit the Museum of Natural Science where you’ll see a unique collection of fossilized fish.

Monasteries close to Piatra Neamt

Once you reach Piatra Neamt you can’t go without visiting few monasteries from the area. Bistrita Monastery is located just few km away from Piatra Neamt on the road that goes to Bicaz. This monastery is one of the oldest from Neamt County. Here you’ll visit the tomb of ruler Alexandru cel Bun and you’ll see the religious icon of St Ana, an icon that has great value both for orthodox and historians.

Pangarati Monastery is located in Pangarati commune and is well known for the architecture of the old church. Tourists will see two old churches built on top of each other, in the same building. In Pangarati commune you can also stop on at Pangarati Lake to see the swans, during winter time.

Through this touristic guide we invite you to come to Piatra Neamt, to visit the museums and the medieval monasteries, to take a ride with Telegondola and to enjoy the ski slope from Cozla, during winter or a refreshing bath in the Entertainment Complex “Peste Vale” during summer.

See the accommodation possibilities from Neamt County

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