Best things to do in San Marino
Find out more about those top places in San Marino
San Marino is one of the smallest countries in the World, its capital San Marino City has a population of about 5000 people. Nevertheless, the Italian speaking country is a wonderful place to visit. From its cobblestone streets to its fascinating towers, its well worth a visit.
If you are searching for a very hospitable, interesting and engaging city, then San Marino is the right one for you.
Three Towers of San Marino are a group of towers located on the three peaks of the Monte Titiano.
The towers are so significant to the country and its citizen that they are depicted on both the national coat of arms and the national flag.
The first tower is “the Gaiuta” the oldest of the three towers built directly on the rock with no foundations, then there is the second tower “Cesta Tower” which was built on the highest pinnacle of mount Titiano and it also houses the Museum of Archaic Arms and finally the third tower is called the “Montale” it is the smallest of all the towers but the best in terms of defensive purposes for the city during wars.
If you are interested in knowing more about the history of San Marino, then a trip to the State Museum of San Marino is important. Established in the 19th century from admirer's donations of the nation. The museum has Archaeological findings dating back to Neolithic period and middle ages. It is organized based on floors, with each floor representing a specific time in San Marino’s history. The first floor used mainly for arts related to the history of San Marino, while the second is for the donated artworks.
This adrenaline packed park, is one of the top attractions for tourists visiting San Marino, receiving over 30,000 tourists yearly it is a dream outdoor location. Located just 5 minutes away from the center of the city, the park offers a host of outdoor games such as tree climbing, archery and walking with ponies. The park is very suited for children and families.
One of the oldest building in San Marino, opened in 1609, the Monastery belongs to the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Marino-Montefeltero. No longer a monastery the building is currently the location for the museum of Emigration and University of San Marino. It also has a garden that is the resting place for the nuns of the monastery when it was still active.
The Sammarinese cuisine is a very diverse one drawing inspiration from various parts of Europe, but most especially Italy. Some top dishes to try out include the famous Piadini and Passatelli. Finding a place to have a taste of this cuisine should not be a problem because there are several restaurants in the capital and for desert you can go ahead to the Altro Gelato the first ice cream shop in San Marino.