(population: ~ 110,000) is the capital city of Neamt County
, in the historical region of Moldavia, eastern Romania
of its privileged location in the Eastern Carpathian mountains, it is
considered one of the most pictoresque cities in Romania.
The city lies in the Bistrita River
Valley, surrounded by mountains - Pietricica (590 m), Cozla (679 m),
Cernegura (852 m), Bâtca Doamnei (462 m) and Cârloman (617 m), at an
average height of 345 m. The city has all the advantages offered by a
kind and unique nature.
The first urban settlements, which emerged under Petru I Musat
(1375-1391), were Piatra lui Craciun, Roman and Neamţ. The Neamt
citadel whose documentary attestation dates back to February 2, 1395,
erected during the same consolidation period of the Moldovian pricipate
east of the Carpathians. The Princely Court of Piatra Neamţ is
mentioned for the first time in a document dated April 20, 1491
to have been founded between 1468 and 1475, under Stephen the Great,
the Princely Cathedral being built in 1497-1498, and the 20 m. tall
Bell Tower in 1499.
Piatra Neamt CityAttractions:
Stephen's towerThe History MuseumThe Fine Arts MuseumThe Natural Sciences MuseumYouth's TheatreYouth's BeachF.C. Ceahlaul StadiumCeahlau HotelCentral Hotel