Three Towers of San Marino

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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.

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]


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