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In each of the three communes there still are places wearing the footprints of long gone ages or of historical events, or the proof important personalities’ passage through this world: in Făgădău (in Romos) or at Piatra Tomii (Toma’s Stone), at the Piatra Mare (The Great Stone) or Piatra Mica (The Little Stone), both in Ceru – Băcăinți – traces of Neolithic settlements; at Cioaca Grădiștei and at the Cetățuia Hill (The Citadel Hill – next to Romos), at Trajan’s Road or at the Rustica Villa in Obrej (in Șibot) – traces of Dacian-Roman settlements; The Turk’s Ditch (or creek – in Romos) or Câmpul Pâinii (The Bread’s Field) and the monument dedicated to Paul Chinezul – these are spots of bloody battles in which the population of these places has defended and preserved their freedom; in Băcăinți – the ruins on the “Church of Stone”, built in the thirteenth century, and of some noble residences from the Middle Age; the Saxons’ House in Romos – a former ethnic Saxon hall, for cultural and social events; the Evangelical Parsonage (in Romos) – in its underground the inhabitants of the village used to find shelter during the Turkish invasions; the place called „La Zleamăn”, on the Monk’s Hill in Romos – which is where the Romos’s Student’s home supposedly used to be; the Heroes’ Monument and Niculae Stăncioiu’s bust – known academician, founder of the Cardiology Clinic and Heart Institute in Cluj-Napoca – in Romos’s center; house and studio of painter Aurel Nedel, one of the most important contemporary Romanian artists – in Vaidei village; bust of Joseph Sârbu – first Olympic champion in shooting sports in Romania’s history, in Helsinki, 1952 – in the Șibot village.