The statue of the Stephen the Great is an element of this city, since the year 1974.
It was created by the sculptor O.Han, and symbolizes a part of the Romanian history.
It is placed in the wonderful central public garden of the town.
This church was built in the years 1930-1947, after the plans of the architects R. Bolomei and F.Drodz, and with the initiative of the priest Constantin Matasa.
The construction has Gothic elements, but it follows the Moldavian style from fifteenth and six-tenth century.
Address: Bd. Decebal, No. 56, Piatra Neamt
The Massif Ceahlau is majestically risig over all around mountains, with its stately peeks Ocolasu Mare (1907m), Panaghia and Toaca (1904m), Gheodeon (1845m), Lespezi (1801m).
All mountain friends, this climb on this hallowed mountain, get a feeling of silence, pride, and enthusiasm.
This mountain was always a real castle, built from the nature.
There is an unwritten law of the mountain, which must be respect by the tourists.
"...when you enter in the Holy Mountain Ceahlau, step in quiet, for you to sing of the power of this land and to feel that you added yourself to our nation, keeper of the Carpathians." (Gheorghe Iacomi)
The church is a monument that combines a long-time historic existence, with wonderful building characteristics and with inestimably artworks.
It is one, from which most beautiful wood constructions, from Moldova.
First, was built In Valeni a small wood church, under the order of Petru Rares, the sovereign of Moldova. That was, renovated, painted and decorated in the year 1560, under Alexandru Lapusneanu, another sovereign of Moldova.
Into this old church, there is, valuable icons that have a chronological value, and a historic and cultural meaning.
All aged icons that existed in the church of Valeni were taken on from the Mitropolie from Moldova, as important artworks, and were brought in the prominent convent, Agapia, Neamt, or Varatec.
This wood church is a piece of history, a true artwork, and an important information source, over the past of this aged place.
Bistrita Monastery is a community of monks, having as abbot Archimandrite Ciprian Zaharia and as dedication day "Assumption of the Virgin. “
It is placed in "Alexandru cel Bun" village, at 7 km in the north-west of Piatra Neamt, then turning to the right on Piatra Neamt-Bicaz main road.
From Piatra Neamt there are many local buses, which arrive just in front of monastery.
Bistrita monastery, which is one of the greatest from Romania, was founded by the Musatin lords, “Alexander the Good” being the first of them.
He built the monastery in 1402 replacing an ancient hermitage, as a mediaeval necropolis dedicated to the “Assumption of the Virgin,” a dedication which lasted until our days.
Piatra Teiului is a natural geological reservation, with a 100mp area.
It represents an erosion victim, composed of compact reefs calcareous, of Cretacic age.
The calcareous have a high of 23m and are placed on the Bistrita terrace.
The mountain mass is placed in the central part of Oriental Carpathians.
They are made of variety of rocks (marl, calcareous stones, clay schist, clay, grit stones, and many calcareous conglomerates).
Maximum altitude: 1907m (vf. Ocolasu Mare).
Thanks to the presence of the calcareous conglomerates, Ceahlau Massif presents a famous picturesquely relief: abrupt, towers, threshold, rocky ridges, cliffs, etc.
With its lonely prominence, the Ceahlau bounds the characteristic of hydrographical point, witch in the Carpathian rivers Bistrita, Bicazul and Bistricioara with their affluent sculpted in an original and unknown way.
A lot of precipitations that fall in Ceahlau are in the spring and summer.
The snow can fall in every month of the year, excepting the month of July and August.
Ceahlau Mountains are covered by woods of foliage, fir, beech, spruce fir, mixture, and bushes (in the alpine area).
We find in the woods a very varied world of animals: vertebrate (frog, salamander, snakes, adder) and invertebrate (butterfly, bee, ear wig, snail), rodent (squirrel, European wild mouse, bat, hedgehog, mole), birds (spotted, wood-pecker, blackbird collared, three fingers wood-pecker, mountain cock), mammalian (bear, deer, wild cat, wild boar, marten, lynx, otter, chamois, fox, wolf, hare).
The artificial lake Izvoru Muntelui (Mountain' Spring) was built in 1960, on the Bistrita Valley, on the foot of Ceahlau Mountain, at 505 m altitude, and with a 325 km p area.
The barrage is over 120 m high and 435 m long.
The lake supplies the Stejaru hydroelectric (power) station, through a tunnel under the mountain.
The Bicaz Quay is a complex natural reservation for landscape, flora, and fauna.
The quay is formed by the superior flow of Bicaz River, moulded in the calcareous stones of the Hasmas Massif, between Bicaz Chei commune and Lacu Rosu Resort, for 8 km.
The walls are abrupt, with highs over 200 m; over it are growing rare or endemic plants.
If you ever consider to visit Dochia caban, expect at least 6 (six) hour of climing, if you are fortunate, into the forest, and great view and feelings. Try taking "Lutul Rosu" (this a winter route), or "Poiana Maicilor (from where you can see the whole mountain, top to bottom), i mean the first time i was there i went like: "OH! MY GOOOOD!", do get me? :)) Of course, there are more routes to climb Dochia, marked or unmarked!
This is the headquarters of County Council and the Prefecture Neamt.
The building is placed beside the theatre, in the centre of the town.
The Town Hall ist situated in front of the History and Archaeology Museum of Piatra Neamt, on the street Stefan cel Mare.
The Heroes Graveyard is placed at the end of the street "Stefan cel Mare", and the biggest cemetery of the town.
Here, there are many important monuments that have a historic or artistic importance.
The Bistrita monastery has in subordination 18 hermitages, founded by Abbot Ciprian Zaharia.
The hermitage of Bistrita monastery is a community of monks.