UNESCO World Heritage Site in San Marino

Posted: October 16, 2014    Categories:

There is one UNESCO World Heritage Site in San Marino: the San Marino Historic Centre and Mount Titano.

  • San Marino Historic Centre and Mount Titano (2008)

San Marino Historic Centre and Mount Titano (2008)

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The San Marino Historic Centre is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site in San Marino. It is also the capital city of San Marino. It is recognized for its cultural importance in San Marino. It served as a refugee for Christians during the time of Roman persecution and named as the oldest republic in Europe. Towers were built due to the Crusades and has become an iconic landmark in San Marino today.

The other half of the UNESCO World Heritage Site is Mount Titano. It is the highest peak of San Marino. The area recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site includes the mountain peak, the fortification towers, bastions, gates and walls. This site was inscripted into the list in 2008.