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Touristic attractions in the area of Neamt Monastery

18 April 2012 No Comment

atractii-manastirea-neamtNeamt Monastery is the oldest religious settlement from Moldova region and it’s also known as the “Jerusalem of the Romanian Orthodoxy” and also hosts the oldest library. Over time the monastery had a great contribution to the development of the Romanian culture and art in medieval times.

In the area of Neamt Monastery tourists can visit some interesting touristic attractions.
“Dragos Voda” Bisons and Carpathian Fauna Nature Reserve is one of the most visited places from this area and is one of the largest reservations of bisons from Europe. Along with some fine exemplars of bisons you can also see deers, foxes, badgers, rabbits, bears, wolfs and some other small animals.

“Visarion Puiu” Memorial House – Mihail Sadoveanu Museum is located near Vovidenia Hermitage in the house built by Mitropolit Visarion Puiu. The exhibition hosts objects from that area that belonged to Mihail Sadoveanu, famous Romanian writter.

Carbuna Hermitage can be accessed from the road that starts across the street from “Dragos Voda” reservation. The hermitage was created in 2001 with the patron “Stephen the Great” and it’s located in the middle of an oak plantation, near the cemetery of World War II heroes.

Pocrov Hermitage was built in 1714 and it’s located at about 4 km from Neamt Monastery in a plane at the foot of Chiriacu Mountain. The hermitage was also called The Heaven’s plane because of the beauty of the place.

“Icoana Noua” Hermitage was created in 1941 and it’s located in a place called the Valley of the Icon.

Braniste Hermitage is located at about 4 km from Neamt Monastery on the road that goes from Targu Neamt to Pipirig and was organized in 1582.

See the accommodation possibilities from Neamt County

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