The Republic of San Marino

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On the Italian territory a few kilometers away from Rimini, you'll find the Republic of San Marino.

One of the most ancient republics after that of Rome. Founded around 300 AD, by a stonemason, Santo Marino, who escaped from Christian persecution during the reign of Emperor Diocletian.

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In 2008, the city of San Marino and Monte Titano (the historical centre) where declared UNESCO world heritage sites.

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The location is captivating. Here you can savour a splendid panorama as well as some excellent small shops where you’re very likely to pick up a bargain.

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This is a place which I’m sure you’ll never forget.

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written by goonies on 2011-10-22 in #world #locations

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  1. emperornorton
    emperornorton ·

    Should note that San Marino is its own country with its foreign affairs managed by Italy.

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