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Târgu Neamţ

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Târgu Neamţ is a town in Moldavia.

Understand[edit]

One of the oldest towns in Moldavia, Târgu Neamţ has an impressive 14th century fortress and it's a good base for trips to the numerous old monasteries in the nearby mountains.

Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

Târgu Neamţ is reached by 6-7 daily trains from Paşcani station (on the Bucharest-Suceava/Iaşi mainline), a 35 minutes trip. The route is operated by the private rail company Regiotrans

By bus[edit]

There are several buses per day from Iaşi (2 hours away), Piatra Neamţ (one hour away), Târgu Mureş (5 hours) and one from Braşov (7 1/2 hours).

Get around[edit]

The town is walkable, but several minibus lines do exist.

See[edit]

  • 1 Cetatea Neamțului (Neamț citadel), Aleea Cetăţii (on the north-west edge of town). Daily 9AM-7PM. A massive citadel built in the 14th-15th centuries. Adults 5 lei, children 3 lei.
  • 2 Muzeul de istorie si etnografie (History and ethnography museum), strada Ştefan cel Mare nr. 37, +40 233 662594. Tuesday to Sunday 9AM-5PM (October - March), 10AM-6PM (April - September).
  • 3 Veronica Micle memorial house (Casa memorială Veronica Micle).
  • 4 Ion Creangă memorial house (Casa memorială Ion Creangă), strada Ion Creangă nr. 8, +40 233 663320. uesday to Sunday 9AM-5PM (October - March), 10AM-6PM (April - September). A surprisingly well preserved traditional rural house that was the birth place of the 19th century Romanian writer Ion Creangă.
  • 5 Agapia Monastery (Mănăstirea Agapia).
  • 6 Neamț Monastery (Mănăstirea Neamț).

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Sleep[edit]

Numerous guesthouses exist in the town with prices starting around €16/night.

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Go next[edit]

  • Rezervatia de zimbri Dragoş-Vodă (Dragoş-Vodă auroch reserve) (on the road to Neamt monastery). A auroch breeding back project
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