Three Towers of San Marino

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Guaita
Cesta

The Three Towers of San Marino are a group of towers located in the small European country of San Marino. Located on the three peaks of Monte Titano in the capital, also called San Marino, they are depicted on both the national flag and coat of arms. San Marino also has a cake known as La Torta Di Tre Monti (Cake of the Three Mountains/Towers), as a symbol for the area, it is a layered wafer cake covered in chocolate.

First Tower[edit]

The Guaita is the oldest of the three towers, and the most famous. It was constructed in the 11th century and served briefly as a prison.

Second Tower[edit]

The Cesta is located on the highest of Monte Titano's summits. A museum to honor Saint Marinus, created in 1956, is located in this tower. It was constructed in the 13th century.

Third Tower[edit]

Montale

The Montale is located on the smallest of Monte Titano's summits. Unlike the other towers, this one is not open to the public. It was constructed in the 14th century.

Coordinates: 43°56′06″N 12°27′00″E / 43.93500°N 12.45000°E / 43.93500; 12.45000