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[23 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]
Traditional architecture in Neamt County

Neamt County villages still maintain traditional buildings that represent true life documents about the people that used to live in these parts. These buildings are usually smaller and are constructed using simple techniques. The people that lived in these villages made their own houses and after that they contributed to other bigger and important buildings in the village like the church or the school.
The most important building from a traditional local household was the main house that had a small hall called “tinda” and only one small room. In time …

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[18 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Traditional architecture in Barnadu area

Hidden behind the massive stone walls from Bicaz Gorge (Cheile Bicazului) the area where Barnadu village is located is a true jewel in terms of old traditional architecture. Here you’ll have the chance to admire the traditional construction style that is still used by the locals. The construction material used is mainly wood: this element plays a vital role in the architecture of the area.
The house represents a central and vital element in the rural life and building it is a sum of many aspects starting with the financial involvement, …

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[22 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
Traditional architecture on Surduc Road

Bicaz Gorge hides places that will dazzle any tourist that will discover it: wild sceneries lay hidden behind the massive stone walls that guard the asphalted road. With a minimum effort and a little bit of will you can too be a visitor above Bicaz Gorge.
You can reach Surduc Road either through “Cheile Bicajelului” village or through touristic routes in “Cheile Bicazului – Hasmas” National Park. Although this is an isolated area here you’ll find traditional mountain architecture well preserved.
On Surduc Road tourists can admire small houses of over 100 …

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[1 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Traditional Romanian architecture in Neamt Count: Bicajelul de Jos village

Bicajelul de Jos village is part of Bicaz Chei commune, Neamt County and is a traditional mountain settlement with a great touristic potential because of the traditional Romanian architectural elements, because of the customs and crafts present in these parts. Here tourists can admire houses that are over 100 years old, houses that illustrate the way people from this place lived.
Although the area is pretty remote and a little bit harder to access, Bicajelul de Jos village offers traditional architecture well preserved and remarkable from an ethnographic stand of point. …