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On the area where there also is “Palatul Cnejilor” Palace there is also “Pogorarea Sfantului Duh” Church (The Descent of the Holy Spirit Church) that dates from 1639. The church was built on the expense of the brother of ruler Vasile Lupu, Gheorghe and was raised on the place where used to be the old Hangu Hermitage. The boyars of Cantacuzino family forced the monks to leave that place in order to build “Palatul Cnejilor” Palace.
The church was made of stone and bricks with a bell tower on the north …
In Miron Costin village there is “Duminica tuturor Sfintilor” Church (The Sunday of All Saints Church) that was built during the time of ruler Stefan cel Mare. The church dates back from 1520 and was built on a stone foundation with 1.5 m thick walls, a length of 28 m, a width of 9 m and a height of 20 m. Over time the church was restored with many occasions that altered the original shape.
Given this fact the building presents two architectural styles: one that dates from the time of …
The church is the oldest and most beautiful community building from the Romanian traditional village. Around it, the main buildings were also built. These constructions are dated in history from the XIV century and represent old religious remains.
Many of these wooden churches still exist in Neamt County and represent our cultural and historic legacy. Along with their architectural value we also inherit a wealth of decoration motives made with traditional wood sculpting techniques, decorations that are placed both on the inside as well on the outside of the churches. The …
The Monastery “Schimbarea la fata” from the op of Ceahlau Mountain was built in 1993 through the contribution of believers that wanted a religious settlement on top of this holly mountain. Ceahlau is considered to be the sacred mountain of Romania where many monks lived over time. Every Sunday and on religious holydays the small church from the top of the mountain becomes overcrowded.
From the window of the building where the pilgrims are accommodated you can see the beautiful stone walls and Durau resort. During sunset the stones like Piatra …
Attractions, Natural Parks »
The three natural parks from Neamt County offer numerous possibilities for outdoor activities: these places are perfect destinations for relaxation. It represents an alternative to spending time in the great outdoors and a real antidote for stress. The network of touristic routes invites tourists to hike on these trails or to pedal on dirt roads in the forests.
As a tourist, once you reached the natural parks you’ll have the opportunity to experiment nature with all senses. You can explore the wealth of flora and to cross picturesque valleys and forests.
In Neamt County monasteries and hermitages have been, in their six hundred years of existence, moral standards and religious examples. Here, in these religious settlements, religion is not the only practice: art and culture are also at high praises and the actual buildings that form the monasteries are true architectural heritage buildings full of history.
The monasteries are all located in place of rare natural beauty and are living testimonials of the people from these parts. The beauty of nature that surrounds Neamt County is completed by the pilgrims that come …