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Discovering San Marino: A UNESCO World Heritage Site
"You will discover the Republic of San Marino the most ancient European Republic founded in the 4th century AD.An enclave situated only 20 km from the Romagna Riviera and 100 km from beautiful Ravenna the Republic sits 700 meters above sea level on Mount Titano located on the Central Apennines Mountains.The historic center of the Republic of San Marino is in every part a living monument inscribed as the World Heritage by UNESCO in 2008.Each year the Republic of San Marino is visited by millions of tourists from all over the world. Throughout the pedestrian island
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Half-day Walking Tour in Ravenna
"1600 years ago Ravenna was the capital of the Western Roman Empire it was capital of the Kingdom of Italy and was capital of the Exarchate of Italy. A key town in the history of the Western world and beyond. Ravenna retained the lavish testimonials of this glorious past; in fact the city preserves the richest world heritage of mosaics dating from the 5th and the 6th century a.d. kept within its Paleochristian and Byzantine religious buildings all Unesco World Heritage sites. Visiting the historic center on foot or by bicycle is like reliving history which starts from Roman times with its early Christian basilicas through the Renaissance and comes up to the nineteenth century when the city was rediscovered by famous visitors such as Oscar Wilde
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Half-day Walking Tour in Ravenna
"1600 years ago Ravenna was the capital of the Western Roman Empire it was capital of the Kingdom of Italy and was capital of the Exarchate of Italy. A key town in the history of the Western world and beyond. Ravenna retained the lavish testimonials of this glorious past; in fact the city preserves the richest world heritage of mosaics dating from the 5th and the 6th century a.d. kept within its Paleochristian and Byzantine religious buildings all Unesco World Heritage sites. Visiting the historic center on foot or by bicycle is like reliving history which starts from Roman times with its early Christian basilicas through the Renaissance and comes up to the nineteenth century when the city was rediscovered by famous visitors such as Oscar Wilde
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San Marino Facts

As small as this country can be, it holds a couple of records:- It's the wolrd's oldest constitutional republic- It has the world's oldest unchanged constitution, in effect since AD 1600Also known for...
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Coat of Arms

Note the realistic coat of arms that this tiny state has. There is no room for too much interpretation. San Marino consists of three castles perched on three hills and this is literally what the...
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Changing of the guards

Changing of the guard ceremony is performed every hour (on the half hour from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.) during the summer months (mid May till the end of September). The Nucleo Uniformato della Guardia...
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Crossbowmen competition

Crossbowmen are the oldest military unit of San Marino. They were the official defenders of the Republik since 1339 (first proofes of existence date back to 1295). Crossbowmen did their job, defending...
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''human traffic lights''

If you leave old town throuhg Porta S. Francesco gate, you'll be able to benefit a service of this nicely dressed officials. Right by the gate pases more or less busy road and their job is to stop all...
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Medioeval Days!

At the end of july in San Marino take place "Le Giornate Medievali". This year, from july the 27th to july the 31th, for a whole week, the small streets of the historical centre go through a...
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SAN MARINO EURO COINS

San Marino Euro Coins are all sold out, and are impossible to be found (except than in numismatic specialized shops).I have attached a picture of them.Please refer to the Philatelic and Numismatic...
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Stamps & Co.

Being landlocked...

Stamps & Co.Being landlocked within Italy San Marino obviously uses as currency the Euro - but do not mistakenly assume that you can send your postcards using italian stamps: they have their own ones...
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The Sammarinesse are a...

The Sammarinesse are a friendly people who are immensely proud of their small country, and who are very willing to help the wayward tourist. The culture is Italian, notwithstanding a bit of...
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Take San Marino...

Take San Marino seriously---that is to respect it as a country despite its small size. People are proud to be from San Marino. Pictured here is San Marino's government house where you can see the...
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STONE UPON STONE, THE REFUGE...

STONE UPON STONE, THE REFUGE OF A SAINT: THE LEGEND OF SAN MARINONo documents exist to testify the origins of the Republic and the flow of memory born from the faityh of the people is inclined to run...
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San Marino is very famous with...

San Marino is very famous with its stamp. Museo Filatelico e Numismatico is a must visit to all stamp and coin collectors.
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Top Hotels in San Marino

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Via Salita alla Rocca 7, San Marino, 47890, San Ma
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Viale Antonio Onofri 31
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Viale Federico D'Urbino 36 B, San Marino, 47890, s
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Via L. Cibrario 22/24, San Marino, 47893, San Mari
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VIALE A. ONOFRI 31,47031 SAN MARINO, 47031 San Mar
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Via Consiglio Dei Sessanta 99, San Marino, 47891,
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Top Things to Do in San Marino

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The castle

In addition to the Guaita Tower and fortress and the Cesta Tower, one can easily walk along and explore much of the city walls connecting the fortifications. These provide some nice views around the...
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Historical centre

In the historical center the Basilica di San Marino originaly in the 4. century, todays church from 1838, next to it the Chiesa di San Pietro from about 600, the altar from 1689, and not far the...
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Museums

The museum is located just behind the wall, once you get down from the stair. The Martel Museum (Museo della Tortura) is a museum in the center of San Marino, which gives you an idea of the various...
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Changing of the guards

I figure I'll just provide more support for the tips on this already posted but the changing of the guard is a fun thing to see in San Marino. It takes place every half hour, at least in summer, in...
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Shopping

Want some stamps that will only get your postcard 2 miles away? Yes, the San Marino Post Office will sell you stamps that only work INSIDE this micro-nation. Mostly they are for collectors. They also...
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Views

“The traveller will not forget to see the library, the museum, and the hospital, and will reserve as the crowning pleasure of his visit the magnificent view from the summit of the citadel, La Rocca....
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Top 5 San Marino Writers

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Willettsworld

"San Marino - World's oldest republic"
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Airpunk

"The small state on the mighty Monte Titano"
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Azhut

"A jump into the past"
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Enzyme_X

"San Marino"
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darkjedi

"San Marino"
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