Neamt Monastery
1400AD-Present-Modern Era Europe Romania

Neamt Monastery, Romania – greatness and history

June 26, 2019
TypeMonastery, Religious
TicketsAdults: 5 Lei
Photo / Video fee – Free
Dress Code
  • Men – long trousers and a sleeved T-shirt
  • Women – skirt or long pants, and a sleeved T-shirt
LocationVanatori Village, code 617502, Neamt county, Romania, Europe

Neamt Monastery in History

  • In Neamt Monastery there is an icon of the Virgin Mary painted in 665 in Israel, a miracle-working icon
  • The settlement has the largest and oldest monastery library (18,000 volumes).
  • An amazing historical building, the foundations of Neamt Monastery have been laid since the fourteenth century.
  • Neamt monastery has the most beautiful interior – dark, mysterious, covered in frescoes.
  • Stephen the Great decided to build a new church by canceling the restoration of the old church. The new church, called „The Holy Ascension of the Lord” was sanctified on the 14th of November, 1497.
  • When you walk through the entrance tunnel, which has a solid wooden gate, dating from 1769, you immediately see the Church of the Ascension on your left-hand side. Take a moment and contemplate the view.
  • The first monks who arrived here built a wooden church.
  • In the chamber of the tombs is the tomb of Stefan al II-lea, son of Alexandru cel Bun and uncle of Stefan cel Mare.
Neamt monastery, Romania
Neamt monastery, Romania
Neamt Monastery
Neamt Monastery

Other objectives nearby:

Church of Saint Ioan Iacob, Neamt

Church of St. John Iacob Hozevitul
Mihail Sadoveanu Museum – The writer lived here between 1944 and 1961, was his summer residence

Mihail Sadoveanu Museum

The Vovidenia Hermitage
Icoana Noua Hermitage
Icoana Veche Hermitage