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Fortress of Guaita is the oldest of the three towers constructed on Monte Titano, which is also the most famous, and located in the tiny Republic of San Marino, a landlocked country on the Apinnine Peninsula. It is not very clear the exact time of construction of the fortress, however, it is assumed that it has began in 10th century, however, some source are stating that it was in 11th century.

Briefly in the past the fortress served as a prison, and as an important national landmark of the San Marino it is depicted as well on the country's flag. It is built on the rock with no foundation, with a pentagonal base, which has been reinforced many times in the past.

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