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Historical heritage in Peștișu Mic

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1. Wooden Church and Stone Church of Almaşu Mic
Wooden Church in Almasu Mic
A. Stone Church from Almaşu Mic, Peștişu Mic commune, Hunedoara County.

B. The wooden church of Almaşu Mic, Peștişu Mși commune, Hunedoara County, in an advanced stage of ruin, was built in 1624, being one of the oldest wooden churches dated from Transylvania.
The inscription, referring to a less known episode in the past of the Transylvanian, and the unusual structure distinguishing this wooden church among those remaining in Transylvania, motivating its salvation before it is too late. It is dedicated to "Saint Nicholas" and is on the list of historical monuments.
The wooden church of Almaşu Mic keeps an unusual dating inscription on the vault support. The text of the inscription shows a blend of Latin script with Cyrillic in Hungarian.

The current Otrodox Church
The current Otrodox Church Almasu Mic
2. The archaeological site of Nandru
At the border of the locality there are two areas of archaeological interest - Dealul Peşterilor and La Dos. Both are on the river Valea Roatei. Thus, the point at La Dos, located on the high bank of the river, south-east of the village, was discovered a prehistoric settlement of about 10 hectares, which can be framed as Turdaş Culture.

La Cărămide - a point two kilometers upstream of the Nandru Valley - there were found materials attributed to the Roman epoch. Also in this area, on the road to Răcăştie, there was discovered a Roman votive altar. The archaeological interest are two caves Hill Nandrului Valley Caves: Clean Cave and Filthy Cave.
Archaeological material discovered here can be classified into several historical periods: Paleolithic, Neolithic period to the Bronze Age and medieval transition.

Also in the Valea Roatei, upstream of the Nandru village, is the Cave of Dumbrava. It has been inhabited since the Neolithic Age.

The Clean Cave of Nandru
Situated near the village of Nandru, the cave has a length of 20m and a positive slope of 4m. The entrance of 3 / 5m leads to an L-shaped gallery in the bottom of which is a small deposit of guano.
 
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