First certified in documents in 1210, it is acknowledged as one of the oldest and most significant monastic settlements in Moldavia, and was successively under the auspices of benefactors such as Petru Muşat, Alexander the Blessed and Stephen the Great. You will find here the largest and the oldest monastic library, an invaluable religious art museum and a museum of print. The scholarly and spiritual traditions of this monastery go back to the fourteenth century. They are also connected to the brilliant activity of a renowned school for calligraphers and miniaturists, trained under the guidance of Gavriil Uric and a printing press organised soon after the 1500, which enhanced the fame of orthodoxy. In the great church, the most beautiful of the churches commissioned by Stephen the Great, there is also a miraculous icon of Our Lady, painted in Israel in 665.
Dedication Day: “The Ascension of the Lord”
This tourist destination is part of the circuit: Târgu Neamţ – Pipirig – Poiana Largului