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[7 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
Cuejdel Lake from Neamț County

Cuejdel Lake
Located in the central area of the county, it is the largest naturally dammed lake in the country – i.e. area – 12.2 hectares, length – 1 km, average width – 102 m, and average depth – 7.44 m. It was formed at the foot of Culmea Muncelu, following sizeable successive landslides that affected the left bank of the Cuejdel Valley, between 1978 and 1991. The causes behind these landslides were mainly natural such as the high gradient of the slopes and their lithology, heavy rainfall and the …

Churches, Monasteries, Touristic Promotion »

[6 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
Horaiţa Monastery from Neamț County

Horaiţa Monastery
Located in the commune Crăcăoani, the monastery was built in 1824, by archimandrite Irinarh Roset, with the support of the Metropolitan Bishop Veniamin Costachi, on the site of a fifteenth-century wooden church. Today’s church, a Byzantine-style monumental building, with eight domes and very thick stonewalls, was commissioned by the following Father Superior, archimandrite Ermoghen Buhuş, between 1848 and 1867. The monastery has an icon of Virgin Mary, believed to make miracles. The iconostasis, crafted in Vienna in gilded wood, is a unique piece of work with the pulpit above …

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[4 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
Almaş Monastery from Neamț County

Almaş Monastery
Located in the commune Gârcina, the monastery continues the tradition of the hermitage commissioned in 1659 by an Almaş family – shepherds who fled the Hungarian oppressive regime in Haţeg. Destroyed by a Tatar invasion, the hermitage was rebuilt in 1715 by Lady Ecaterina, the wife of Iordache Cantacuzino, the sword bearer, but the Greek Eterists ravaged it again in 1821, Rebuilt in stone by Chancellor Lupu Balş and monk Rufail, it became a nun hermitage wherefrom nuns were removed in 1959. When it reopened – in 1987 – …

Attractions, Museums, Touristic Promotion »

[22 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Ethnographical Museum in Piatra-Neamţ

Created in 1960, this museum is located in the headmaster’s house of the former primary school that was opened in the current Art Gallery. The building, with its picturesque architecture, erected in 1931, always proves to be too small for the volume of art works it houses. As a rule, the museum displays in the four rooms of the house aspects of a traditional dwelling on the Bistriţa Valley, folk dress, the main occupations and crafts in the sub-Carpathian region of Moldova, and farming activities.
In the mountain area of the …

Churches, Monasteries, Touristic Promotion »

[25 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Old wooden churches from Neamț County

Old wooden churches from Neamț County
When we are on Route Bicaz – Red Lake, we can reach the wooden church at Goat Runlet which is dedicated to “Saint Dumitru” if from the Bicazu Ardelean Commune turn right for Telec, on asphalt road. At no kilometer, considered from Bicazu Ardelean City Hall, on the first knoll on the left, even on the side road, we see the walls painted in yellow, as he leaves his hat from shingles, giving the greeting and inviting the traveler to cross the threshold.
In this beautiful …

Attractions, Strongholds »

[11 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
The fortress that never bent down to nobody – Neamț Fortress

Address: Str. Arcasului nr.1, Targu Neamt, Neamt County
Built: in time of ruler Petru Musat (1374-1391)
Visiting program: Daily: 9-19
Short description
Among the most representative historical monuments from Romania we find the fortress of Neamtz, an objective situated in the city of Tg. Neamtz in the subcarpathian zone of Moldavia.
Issued from the local society`s necessities, the fortress of Neamtz was built in the period of consolidation of the Romanian medieval state on the east side of Carpathians. Along the centuries, the history of the fortress has been tidily combined with the history of …