Itineraries

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Museums and monuments:
• Memorial House Ion Creanga – Humulesti, the place where the author the book "Childhood Memories" was born and spent his childhood
• Veronica Micle Memorial House – the beloved of the national poet Mihai Eminescu, whose tomb is at Varatec Monastery
• City Museum of history and ethnography in Targu Neamt
•Neamt Fortress – built in the 14th century by Petru I Musat besieged unsuccessfully by the Sultan Mahomet in 1476 and the Polish King Jan Sobieski in 1691. The fortress was strengthened by Stephan the Great in the year 1476. The Fortress Day is every year on the 2nd of July at Targu Neamt
• Mountain Hunters Monument-dedicated to the heroes of World War I situated on the Plesu Hill; inaugurated in 1939

Places of worship:
• Agapia din Vale Monastery– built on the Hill of Magura in the 17TH century during the reign of Vasile Lupu. The Museum of religious art of the monastery comprises Nicolae Grigorescu ‚s original paintings and a library of 12,000 volumes;
• Agapia din Deal (Agapia Veche) Monastery– built by Petru Rares in the 16TH century, on the place of an Hermitage;
• Varatec Monastery - founded in the year 1785 by Nun Olimpiada. In the monastery's Museum are exhibited tapestries, manuscripts, old icons, embroidery;
• Hermitage (Sihastria) Monastery – Center of Romanian monasticism, built in 1734 Bishop Gideon from Roman;
• Secu Monastery – founded in 1642 by Nestor Ureche (Grigore Ureche’s father) whose painting in the interior of the church dates back to 1850;
• Neamt Monastery – the oldest monastery in the area (the 14TH century), founded by Petru I Musat; It houses the oldest library in the country and a Museum of printings;
• Sihla Hermitage – built in 1725, in the memory of SaintTeodora from Sihla. It reveals the cave of the Saint and a church built from a single tree;
• Petru Voda Monastery – Hasca – founded in 1991 in the memory of the victims of communism;

Natural reserves:

• „Dragos Voda” Bisons and Carpathian Fauna Reserve – Vanatori Neamt
• The Copper Forests Reserve - Filioara village, Agapia township
• The "Silver Forest" Reserve – Varatec village, Agapia township

Folk tradition centers:
• Ghindaoani township: sewing Center of Romanian traditional costumes
• Grumazesti township: „Aristide Caragia” Dendrological Park
• Petricani township, village Tarpesti: collection of folk artefacts of the artist-peasant Nicolae Popa