PHOTOS: 7 Man-made Wonders Among New Heritage Sites

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San Marino Historic Center and Mount Titano

Guaita Fortress sits on a precipice of Mount Titano in the tiny, landlocked republic of San Marino.

Nestled in north-central Italy, San Marino was founded as a city-state in the 13th century and is considered the world's oldest republic. Its historic city center—replete with bastions, fortification towers, convents, and basilicas—was named to the UN's list of World Heritage sites in July 2008.

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