Commissioned successively by four great princes of Muşat dynasty, i.e., Alexander the Blessed, Stephen the Great, Petru Rareş, and Alexandru Lăpuşneanu, the monastery’s most valuable asset is Saint Ana’s miraculous icon, presented as a gift by the Byzantine Emperor Manuel II Palaiologos and his wife Ana in 1407. At the beginning of the 15th century, the monk Chiril carried out here a genuine work of art by copying and decorating with miniatures the Tetraevanghel (the Four Gospels). Between the 16th and the 19th centuries, a renowned school of copyists, chancellery clerks and secretaries activated here as well.
Dedication Day: “The Assumption of the Virgin” and “The Healing Spring”
This tourist destination is part of the circuit: Piatra Neamţ – Bicaz – Borca