Fortress of Guaita - San Marino
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1
N 43° 56.140 E 012° 26.974
33T E 295298 N 4867889
Quick Description: The Guaita fortress was built in the 11th century.
Location: San Marino
Date Posted: 10/29/2014 8:11:49 PM
Waymark Code: WMMRKN
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat
Views: 12

Long Description:
The Guaita fortress is the oldest of the three towers constructed on Monte Titano, and the most famous. It was built in the 11th century and served briefly as a prison. It is one of the three towers depicted on both the national flag and coat of arms.
The year the "Fort" was constructed or started.: the 11th century

Name of "Country" or "Nation" that constructed this "Fort": San Marino

Was this "Fort" involved in any armed conflicts?: I don't know

What was the primary purpose of this "Historic Fort"?: Used for defence of a border or land claim.

Current condition: restored, open to public

This site is administered by ----: State of San Marino

If admission is charged -: 4.00 (listed in local currency)

Open to the public?: Restricted hours -Admission charged

Official or advertised web-page: [Web Link]

Link to web-site that best describes this "Historic Fort": Not listed

Link if this "Fort" is registered on your Countries/ State "Registry of Historical Sites or Buildi: Not listed

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