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[10 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]
Icoana Noua Hermitage from Neamt County

“Icoana Noua” Hermitage it’s under the administration of Neamt Monastery, which is the oldest monastery from Neamt County and it’s located in the place called “Valea Icoanei” (The Icon’s Valley). The origins of this hermitage are from 1941 at the initiative of father Vasian Iosub (the abbot of the hermitage from 1946).
The first sanctification service was performed on May 6 1951 for a chapel that also has in it few cells. The chapel’s patrons are “Schimbarea la Fata” (The Changing of the Face) and “Nasterea Maicii Domnului” (The Birth of …

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[26 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Neamt Monastery: History, Images and Hermitages

According to historians, Neamt Monastery was built in XIV century and is the oldest Orthodox monastery from Moldova. The monastery is located in Vanatori village, from Neamt County, near Targu Neamt on the valley of Nemtisor Creek. The monastery is also known as “The Jerusalem of the Romanian Orthodoxy”.
Neamt Monastery has a incredible collection of religious objects, paintings, manuscripts and old typography pieces that have a great historic, religious, cultural and artistic value. Also, here there is the oldest religious library with over 18,000 books.
Neamt Monastery location and its Hermitages
Inside …

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[16 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
“Inaltarea Sfintei Cruci” Hermitage or “Poiana lui Ioan”

You can reach “Inaltarea Sfintei Cruci” Hermitage (“Inaltarea Sfintei Cruci” can be translated as “The Rising of the Holy Cross”) by car or by foot. The hermitage is also known as “Poiana lui Ioan” Hermitage (“Poiana lui Ioan” can be translated as Ioan’s Plane) and it’s located at 26 km of Targu Neamt and 3 km from Sihastria Monastery which is also the religious administrator of this hermitage. The road from Sihastria Monastery to “Inaltarea Sfintei Cruci” Hermitage is called The Road of the Cross and it’s marked with crucifixes …

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[20 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
Carbuna Hermitage – Neamt County

Carbuna hermitage is located in Neamt County, near Dragos Voda Aurochs Rezervation and you can reach it by foot from the reservation. The hermitage is located in Vanatori village at approximately 3 km from Neamt Monastery.
The land on which the hermitage was build is the property of Neamt Monastery and in the past this was the place from where they used to defend and organize the life in Neamt Stronghold. Also, here was a place where people once processed wood coal with the purpose of making the iron used at …

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[15 May 2010 | No Comment | ]
Touristic route from Agapia Monastery to Agapia Veche Hermitage

The history of Agapia Monastery and its surroundings is very old and tightly connected to Agapia Veche Hermitage located on a hill, near the monastery. Agapia Veche Hermitage is approximately 2 km from Agapia Monastery in a plane behind the green trees of the forest. You can reach this place by car, on a dirt road or on foot by following a marked trail that goes through the forest. The road to Agapia Veche starts in the parking from Agapia Monastery. Where you see the touristic sign that shows Sihla …

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[31 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]
Horaicioara Hermitage – Neamt County

Horaicioara hermitage is located in the crack of a cliff at an altitude of 900 m at 1 km away from Horaita Monastery. Here you can arrive either by walking on foot from the Monastery Horaita or by car. From DN 15C (Piatra Neamt – Targu Neamt) in Dobreni commune  you turn left and you go another 15 km on the road 156A through the villages Negresti and Poiana. After you reach the Monastery Horaita there is a side road that goes to the hermitage.
Address: commune Cracaoani, Neamt County
Tel: +(40) …