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[17 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Cerebuc Hermitage from Neamt County

Cerebuc Hermitage is administrated by the Monastery from Ceahlau Mountain. The patron of the monastery is St Ilie. The hermitage was built on the place of an old religious settlement that dates from 1614. The place is located at about 20 km from Bicaz, in Izvorul Alb village. Here there are 5 monks that administrate the hermitage.
This religious settlement was extremely important for the religious life in these parts especially between XVIII and XIX centuries. For a long time here existed the bell from Ceahlau Mountain and even though for …

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[7 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Daniil Sihastrul Hermitage from Neamt County

Daniil Sihastrul Hermitage is located 2 km from Sihla Hermitage and it’s the place where people say the famous monk Daniil Sihastru stayed for a while. Also, in this place lived and prayed few nuns. The hermitage was built in their memory.
The patrons of the hermitage: “Sf Prooroc Ilie Tezviteanul” (July 20 – The Prophet Ilie Tezviteanul), “Acoperamantul Maicii Domnului” (October 1) and St Daniil Sihastrul (December 18)
Access ways:
Piatra Neamt – Agapia Monastery – Sihla Hermitage – Daniil Sihastul Hermitage (44 + 10 km)
Targu Neamt – Secu Monastery – Sihastria …

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[10 Nov 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
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 Transfiguration) and “Nasterea Maicii Domnului” (The Birth of St. Mary).
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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 …