De La Fratta

Cesta tower

Fratta or Cesta is one of three peaks which overlook the city of San Marino, the capital of San Marino. The other two are Guaita and Montale.

OverviewEdit

The tower is located on the highest of Monte Titano's summits. A museum to honor Saint Marinus, created in 1956, is located in this tower and showcases over 1,550 weapons dating from the medieval era to the modern day.The tower is a very important part of Sammarinese history[1] It was constructed in the 13th century on the remains of an older Roman fort.[2] Just like other two towers in San Marino, it is also depicted on the national flag.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Museum of Historical Weapons". www.zainoo.com. Retrieved 2 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Second Tower (Cesta)". www.visitsanmarino.com. Retrieved 2 March 2015.

See alsoEdit

Coordinates: 43°55′58″N 12°27′05″E / 43.9328°N 12.4515°E / 43.9328; 12.4515