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Braniste Hermitage – Neamt County

Braniste Hermitage is located at 4 km from the Neamt Monastery, in the commune Vanatori, at 19 km north-west from the town Targu Neamt.
Address: commune Vanatori, Neamt County
Tel: +(40) 233 251 580 and +(40) 745 823 179 from Neamt Monastery
The Patrons: “St Petru and Pavel” celebrated at 29 of June
Web: http://neamt.mmb.ro/
The Hermitage Braniste is under the administration of the Neamt Monastery and represents a side complex of buildings. The hermitage was built in 1582 from the order of ruler Petru Schipul.
When the abbot of the Neamt Monastery was Arhimandrit …

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[24 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]
Vovidenia Hermitage – Neamt County

Vovidenia Hermitage is located in the village Vanatori, 15 km north-west from the town of Targu Neamt, near Neamt Monastery.
The patron of the hermitage: “St Spiridon” celebrated on 12 of December and “The Entrance in church of St Mary” celebrated on 21st of November
Year of construction: the XVII century by the Gosan family
Short history
The place where the hermitage is located was used by monks since the XV and XVI centuries. Only in the XVII century this hermitage started to be known to the people as the Slatioru Hermitage. In …

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[24 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]
Pocrov Hermitage – Neamt County

Pocrov Hermitage is located in the village Vanatori, 17 km west of Targu Neamt and 62 km from Piatra Neamt. The road that goes from Neamt Monastery to the hermitage is full of beautiful and calm scenery.
Address: village Vanatori, Neamt County
The patron of the hermitage: “The Cover of St Mary Mother of Christ”
Year of construction: 1714, built by Pahomie
Short history
Located in a forest with old trees, at approximately 4 km south-west from the Neamt Monastery, the Pocrov hermitage was built in 1714 by Pahomie and his apprentices: Sofronie, Mardarie, Lazar, …

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[24 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]
Icoana Hermitage – Neamt County

Icoana Hermitage is located in the village Vanatori at 6 km from the Neamt Monastery
Address: village Vanatori, Neamt County
The patron of the hermitage: “St Antonie the Great”
Year of the construction: 1823
Short history
The Icoana hermitage is located in a dense forest in the north of the Neamt Monastery. Between 1821 and 1822, because of the Eteria, the monks hide the icon of St Mary – this icon was a gift received 600 years ago. After 1822 the icon, together with some other objects, were moved back into the monastery and on …

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[24 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]
Sihla Hermitage – Neamt County

Location: The hermitage Sihla is situated at 6 km from Manastirea Sihastria and is one of the famous monastic settlements from Moldavia. Here spend her life St Teodora
Address: village Vanatori, Neamt County
The Patron of the Monastery: “Nasterea Sfantului Ioan Botezatorul – The Birth of Joan the Baptist” (24 June) and “Sfanta Cuvioasa Teodora de la Sihla – The St Teodora from Sihla” (7 August)
Short history
Since the XV century many monks spend their lives here in this quiet and hidden place. However only in 1741 was built the first wooden church …

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[24 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]
Agapia Veche Hermitage – Neamt County

Location: Agapia Veche Hermitage is situated at 2 km from Agapia Monastery. This is one of the oldest religious settlements from Moldavia.
Address: sat Monastery Agapia, village Agapia, Neamt County, postal code 617010
Patron of the monastery: “Schimbarea la Fata a Domnului – The Changing of the Face – of Jesus” (6 August)
Short history
Agapia Veche Hermitage is located on a hill at approximately 2 km from the Monastery Agapia and this is the birth point of the religious life in this area. Here, in the second half of the XIV century, some …