There are literally thousands of churches in Romania, some sources mention 18.000 as a somewhat accurate number. Add to this a serious number of monasteries and castles and we have plenty of sites to visit. Below a few examples in the area, mostly based on Wikipedia, TripAdvisor and other sites.
Some fantastic places are not mentioned here; they are a bit far away and are easily found on Tourist Information sites. If you are interested, please consider Peles Castle, Sinaia Monastery and Bran Castle which could all be visited in a 2 day trip.
a Romanian Orthodox monastery located 8 km west of Piatra Neamț. It was dedicated in 1402, having as original founder the Moldavian Voivode Alexandru cel Bun whose remains are buried here (combine with Stephen the Great’s Tower)
|Buhalnita Monastery (Romanian Site)||2km||The monastery from Buhalnita is documented from 1458, founded by the voivode Stefan cel Mare who donated it to the Neamt Monastery|
|Biserica Buna Vestire (Romanian Site)||20km||Erection of the church from the old hermitage either in 1741 or at the beginning of the 18th century. A legend attributed to the founding of the church, states that the ruler |
Petru Rareș in September 1538, stopped after being betrayed by the Turks
|Neamt Citadel||65km||The Neamt Citadel was built in 14th century Moldavia during Petru I of Moldavia‘s reign and expanded in the 15th century, although there are sources claiming evidence of fortifications around 1380. The citadel played a key role in Stephen III of Moldavia‘s defense system|
|Stephen The Great’s Tower||51km||In the historic city center of Piatra Neamt is located Bell Tower or Ștefan’s the Great Tower, Built in year 1499 (combine with Bistrita Monastery)|
|Durau Monastery||35km||Durau Monastery was built on the place where there was a hermitage of nuns, founded in the XVII century by one of prince Vasile Lupu’s daughters. The first mention about Durau Monastery is from 1779|
|Petru Voda||30km||Located in a beautiful glade in the mountains Stânişoarei, Petru Voda Monastery is one of the important centers of pilgrimage in the post-revolutionary Romania|
|Sihastria Monastery||58km||Founded in 1655 and a large monastery complex containing: the old church, the new church, the cemetery of the monks, the bell tower, the winter chapel, the church museum, the library, the accommodation for monks and tourists|