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[21 May 2024 | No Comment | ]
Promoting Neamț among young people

As the host of two national Olympiads, the Visual Arts, Architecture, and Art History Olympiad, and the Religion – Orthodox Cult Olympiad for grades IX-XII, Neamț County was visited and discovered this month and in April by over 850 students, teachers, and members of the national evaluation committees. The meritorious young people from all over the country, aspiring to the title of Olympians, enjoyed two excursions to cultural, spiritual, and historical landmarks on the Piatra-Neamț – Bistrița – Pângărați – Bicaz – Bicaz Dam route and the Piatra-Neamț – Agapia …

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[8 May 2024 | No Comment | ]
Neamț nominated for Destination of the Year five times in four categories

We have good news for all those who love Neamț County, with all its beauties, as it is among the finalists in the Destination of the Year 2024 competition, being nominated five times in four categories:
Historic and picturesque Neamț in the Lands with Tradition and History category: https://destinatiaanului.ro/destinatii/previzualizare/NeamtulIstoric/
Bison Land, Neamț in the Eco-Tourism Regions category: https://destinatiaanului.ro/destinatii/previzualizare/tinutulzimbruluineamt/
Piatra-Neamț in the Inspiring Cities category: https://destinatiaanului.ro/destinatii/previzualizare/PiatraNeamt/
Dimineți in Cerdac House, Neamț County, in the Epic Boutique Accommodations category: https://destinatiaanului.ro/destinatii/previzualizare/CasaDiminetiinCerdac/
Valley of the Twelve, Neamț County, in the Epic Boutique Accommodations category: https://destinatiaanului.ro/destinatii/previzualizare/ValeacelorXII/
Find all the competition finalists …

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[5 Mar 2024 | No Comment | ]
The Story of the Seven Miraculous Icons of the Holy Virgin and Saint Anne from Neamț Land

The oldest miraculous icon in Romania is to be found at Neamț Monastery
Photo credit: doxologia.ro
Renowned not only for its beauty and historical significance but also called the “Jerusalem of Romanian Orthodoxy,” Neamț Monastery houses the miraculous icon of Virgin Mary with three hands – Tricheirousa or Lidianca, the latter nickname given after her country of origin. History says that the icon, depicting the Mother of God holding her Child in her arms, and on the back having Saint Great Martyr George painted, was made in the year 665, in …

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[22 Feb 2024 | No Comment | ]
Vânători-Neamț, in Top 10 Tourist Destinations 2024, by FIJET Romania

Vânători-Neamț occupies the 7th position out of top 10 destinations recommended by FIJET Romania – Tourism Press Club. Vânători-Neamț is where “Dragoș Vodă” Carpathian Wildlife and Bisons Reserve is located, a one of a kind reserve in Romania, the only zoo located in the rural area, afar from urban areas, where bisons roam free in the forests of the park. The first specimens of bison were brought from Poland. Over time the bison population has increased or decreased. Currently, there are 7 bison in the reserve that can be observed …

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[29 Jan 2024 | No Comment | ]
Let’s vote Bison Land as our favourite Good Practice Story!

Together, let’s join forces to support ecotourism in Neamț with a vote!
On March 11, 2022, Bison Land in Neamț County proudly took Romania in Top 100 Sustainable Destinations worldwide, by winning the Public Choice Award in the famous Top 100 Sustainable Destinations.
We dare say that the public, and also the community, made a huge difference through their involvement, and so Neamț County, through its most famous ecotourism destination, Bison Land, a unique model of best practices for conservation and promotion of local values, gained global recognition for Romania.
History can repeat …

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[11 Jan 2024 | No Comment | ]
Tazlău Monastery Ensemble has been restored using European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)

After six years of hard work, the project of “reviving” one of the most prestigious establishments of Voivode Stephen the Great, in Tazlău commune, finally came to completion. The project amounted a total value of approximately five million euros, and involved the restoration, consolidation, and protection of all five historic buildings (“Nativity of Mary” Church, the Princely House, the Bell Tower, the Guard Tower, and the Enclosing Wall) with a total area of ​​1510 square meters, as well as the landscaping of green spaces, pedestrian walkways, sidewalks, and architectural lighting.
The …