Piatra Neamţ attractions

Museum in Piatra Neamţ

Cucuteni Museum

This is by far the city's best museum, with three floors of well-done displays on the Cucutenians, a neolithic culture with advanced pottery skills that lived in the area from around 6000 BC to 3000 BC. The ground f…
Synagogue in Piatra Neamţ

Bal Shem Tov Synagogue

Just north of the Princely Court, this simple wooden synagogue dating from 1766 was built over the foundations of a 1490 predecessor. The tiny interior is decorated with Jewish artefacts, restored frescoes and paint…
Historic Building in Piatra Neamţ

Princely Court Exposition

This exposition features the dank ruins of Ştefan cel Mare's 1497 Princely Court complex, which once encompassed all of the nearby buildings on the square. The exposition is housed under the Petru Rareş School (Lice…
Museum in Piatra Neamţ

Museum of History and Archaeology

This museum documents local history from the Stone Age through the Moldavian princes and more recent developments. The exhibits are comprehensive and well laid-out, but the lack of significant English commentary ham…
Church in Piatra Neamţ

Nativity of St John the Baptist Church

St John Church dates from 1498 and was originally part of Ștefan cel Mare's Princely Court complex. It has a lovely but sombre interior. Standing in front of the church is a free-standing, 19m-high tower that served…
Museum in Piatra Neamţ

Art Museum

This museum exhibits Romanian classic and modern art, including landscapes and still lifes, plus abstract art, modern cityscapes, sculptures and tapestries. The complex houses a small Ethnographic Museum next door.
Zoo in Piatra Neamţ

Cozla Zoological Park

Northwest of the centre along Str Ştefan cel Mare, this petting zoo is situated on successive terraces running up Mt Cozla.
Museum in Piatra Neamţ

Natural History Museum

This rather dry museum exhibits local flora and fauna, with most of the commentary in the Romanian language.