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[13 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]
Wellcoming tourists at Horăicioara Hermitage

 
Wellcoming tourists in a corner of heaven in Neamț: Horăicioara Hermitage
 
 
Horăicioara hermitage is located in the crack of a cliff at an altitude of 900 m, only 1 km away from Horaita Monastery. Here you can arrive either by walking on foot from Horaiţa Monastery or by car. From DN 15C (Piatra Neamţ – Târgu Neamţ) in Dobreni commune  you turn left and then go about 15 km on the road 156A, passing through the villages Negreşti and Poiana. After you reach Horaiţa Monastery there is a side road that goes to …

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[6 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]
A route full of tourist attractions: Piatra Neamț – Tîrgu Neamț – Durău

 
 
A route full of tourist attractions: Piatra Neamț – Tîrgu Neamț – Durău
 
 
The route from Piatra Neamţ to Durău, passing through Tîrgu Neamţ, will take you on a fabulous journey in Neamţ County. The route is full of tourist attractions and wonderful landscapes, from citadels, monasteries and old hermitages to memorial houses and folk museums, impressive landmarks for Neamţ County.
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Piatra Neamţ, situated at the foothill of Pietricica Mountain, abounds in attractions for tourists. The city is also called “the Pearl of Moldavia”, widely renown for the quiet atmosphere of …

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[6 Jul 2018 | No Comment | ]
On the path of the monasteries in Neamț county

 
On the path of the monasteries in Neamț county
A journey for retrieving the soul – Part I
 
 
 
Neamţ county shelters a rich and fruitful monastic life through its impressive settlements. Churches, hermitages and monasteries are hidden deep in the wilderness of the mountains, in the intricate labyrinths of the forests, where the beauty of the valleys and the silence of the meadows harmoniously blend with the spiritual life and unwavering faith in God.
We highly recommend you a journey full of spiritual significance between 5 monastic settlements, places of faith and dedication, …

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[11 May 2018 | No Comment | ]
Coming to Neamţ from Suceava

 
 
Coming to Neamţ from Suceava
 
 
The northern part of Neamţ County is full of touristic attractions that thousands of tourists, from all over the world, come to visit every year. The objectives impresses through their beauty and historical significance.
When you arrive in Tîrgu Neamţ, you must not miss visiting Neamţ Fortress, a medieval monument of exceptional value, aged more than 600 years old, initially built by Peter I Muşat, then expanded and consolidated by Stephen the Great. Here important pages of heroism were written, to mention just a few: the resistance …

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[15 Feb 2018 | No Comment | ]
Bistriţa Monastery from Neamț County

 
Bistriţa Monastery
 
 
 
Its successive founders are the four great Muşat princes: Alexandru cel Bun, Ştefan cel Mare, Petru Rareş, and Alexandru Lăpuşneanu. The most precious religious artefact of the monastery is St Ana’s Icon reputed for producing miracles, presented as a gift by the Byzantine Emperor Manuel II the Palaiologos and his wife Ana in 1407. In the early fifteenth century, the monk Chiril created here a genuine work of art by copying and decorating with miniatures the Tetraevanghel [the Four Gospels]. The tradition was carried on between the sixteenth and …

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[7 Feb 2018 | No Comment | ]
Durău Monastery from Neamț County

 
Durău Monastery
 
 
 
Commissioned in the seventeenth century by one of Vasile Lupu’s daughter, the monastery was rebuilt in 1835, at the expense of some affluent tradesmen in Piatra-Neamţ.
The church – made of stone and brick – combined traditional Moldavian architecture with laic elements. However, the western facade – in neoclassical style – is decorated with a frontispiece with recesses, al fresco icons and an exquisitely carved oak portal.
The painting made a century on by Nicolae Tonitza has a special character both owing to the style and composition of religious scenes and …

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