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We walked here into the historic centre. An interesting landmark, you will probably see it. Nice... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2016

This 16th century gate complete with balcony and the Republics coat of arms, is a grand entrance to... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2016
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

The medieval watchtower, which is also called Porta del Loco or Porta del Lucho, was built in the 14th century and intensively modified during the next two centuries. It is an impressive, well-preserved building which is the main entrance to the city, with a uniform...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Borzov
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

This is just an entrance into the city. Nothing much here. Just a quick photo stop. Its stuff inside the city which is worth seeing.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 21 October 2017

An impressionnant stone face, as a real stone age man, bring an amazement by entring in this portal aera, to visiting the historical center of San Marin of the XIV century; if you have not too much time visit the nice old town with many...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

The entrance in San Marino. It is not much to see here, it is simply just an entrance in the city centre.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank puripuricelul
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We walked here into the historic centre. An interesting landmark, you will probably see it. Nice find.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank nemanja1205
Reviewed 21 June 2016

This 16th century gate complete with balcony and the Republics coat of arms, is a grand entrance to San Marino.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank KTGP
Reviewed 15 May 2016

A mixture of old and new with nice restaurants, excellent shopping and grand architecture. Viws from the city are incredible.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

After our arrivel to san marino by bus, towers and huge walls appeared suddenly. After passing the road leaded by policeman porta san francesco starts. I stopped there and have a loon down. The view was wonderful.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank saltunay
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Nice entrance into the town with a police officer assisting pedestrians to easily cross the street. Don't miss the details on the walls on your way in.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Michalis A
Reviewed 23 August 2015

It is mpossible to miss this beautiful major entrance into San Marino historical center with the national flag on it and the guard portecting it.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank incahueca
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