Neamț Citadel

Detailed Description Neamț Citadel

Neamț Citadel (known under the misnomer Neamțului) is a medieval fortress in Moldova, located at the Northwest edge of the city of Târgu Neamț (in North-Eastern Romania). It is located on the cliff Of Tymofiy Pleșului (also called the Citadel Hill) at an altitude of 480 metres and a height of 80 m above water level Neamțului. From here, the Valley of Moldavia and the siret River, as the road passed over the mountain in Transylvania.

Neamț Citadel was part of the fortification system built in the late 14th century, at the time of occurrence of the hazard. The system of medieval fortifications included fortified settlements (Princely Court, with high walls, and the boroughs of strategically) defensive purposes, reinforced with stone walls, earth mounds or ditches.
 
The fortress was built in the late 14th century by Peter I, was fortified in the 15th century by Stephen the great and destroyed in the 18th century (1718) by order of Prince Mihai Racoviță.
 
Neamț Citadel has been included on the list of historical monuments from Neamț County since 2004, having regard to the classification code NT-II-m-A-10707.
 
 
Opening hours:
Monday is closed.
10:00-18:00 (April to September)
9:00-17:00 (October-March)

Rates: us $ 5.00-adults, 1.00-children, preschoolers, 10 GBP to be able to take pictures/filming.

Fee for filming inside the Museum units (festive events, documentaries, etc.): 200 lei *
Hosting a religious ceremonial in Neamț Fortress Museum: 500 lei *

* people are exempt from the charge of visitation.
 
For more details visit the cetateaneamtului.ro page
 

Area attractions from Targu Neamt