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[12 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
Neamţ Fortress from Neamț County

Neamţ Fortress

A watchtower over River Neamţ valley, built under the rule of Petru I Muşat, the voivode whose main interest was to resist the Ottoman invasions. During the first stage of the fortress, a central fort was built protected by 12m-high and 2-3m-thickwalls. There was also a fountain in the centre of the premises. Later on, Stephen the Great extended and consolidated the entire fortification by adding a new belt of walls and four semi-circular defence tours. He also commissioned the increase of the wall height, the defence moat, the …

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[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 Neamt, an objective situated in the city of Tg. Neamt in the subcarpathian zone of Moldavia.
Issued from the local society`s necessities, the fortress of Neamt 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 …

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[15 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Days of Neamţ Fortress

Neamţ Fortress is one of the main medieval monuments in Romania, located close to the high Pleşului Peak. In time, the fortress stood tall, watching over Moldova and Siret river valleys, but also over the gateway to Transylvania, becoming one of the major Fortress of Moldavia, because of the many works of consolidation conducted during the reign of Stephen the Great.
The building was declared a historical monument in 1866.For the conservation and preservation of the Neamţ Fortress in the best possible conditions, were conducted over different time restoration and consolidation. …

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[18 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Collections of Neamt Fortress

Neamt Fortress is one of the most well known medieval monuments from Romania. The heroic actions that took place here centuries ago, written in archives by historians or writers in the last 150 years created the today image of this fortress.
Neamt Fortress is mentioned in writings like “The Mother of Stephen the Great” by Dimitrie Bolintineanu, the novel “Sobieski and the Romanians” by Costache Negruzzi, the poetry “Neamt Fortress” by George Cosbuc or the pages written by Alexandru Vlahuta.
The collections of Neamt Fortress, according with some archives from Dumitru Constantinescu, …

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[11 Oct 2010 | One Comment | ]
The Restored Rooms from Neamţ Fortress

After the restoration process, Neamţ Fortress has become a medieval museum and its rooms show moments of how the life in this place used to be. The stronghold is first mentioned during the ruler Petru Muşat. In 1717 the entire medieval complex was destroyed by ruler Mihai Racoviţă on orders from the Turks. Today, in the 21 spaces of Neamţ Fortress that can be visited you’ll have the feeling that you’re traveling back in time and you’re witnessing moments of history.
The restoration process lasted for 2 years. The result is …

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[24 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]
The Princely Palace – Durau – Neamt County

Location: the Princely Palace is located in the village Ceahlau, at 3 km from the main road in the village Schit.
Short description:
The Princely Palace was once a beautiful architectural complex and place where many historical events took place. Its beginning are found in the XIII century when on this place was built a hermitage by the monk Silvestru that was under the guidance of the Neamt Monastery. During the ruler of Ieremia Movila the hermitage will be called The Pion Monastery and after that will become the Hermitage Hangu. In …