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Arco di Augosto

- Arch of Augustus, a monument gate to Emperor Julius Caesar Augustus (63 B.C.-14 A.D.)

constructed: 27 B.C
location: Via 20 Settembre 1870

* Rimini, population: 143,000 A popular Italian resort town along the Adriatic Sea. There is frequent bus service from Rimini to San Marino the landlocked mountaintop capital city of the Republic of San Marino.

Castel Sismondo

- Castel Sismondo a.k.a. Rocca Malatestiana

constructed: 1437-1452 as the Malatesta family fortress-residence
architect: Filippo Brunelleschi (1377-1446)
builder: Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta (1417-1468) the ‘Wolf of Rimini’
re-use: 17th century as a prison
re-use: 1821 as a barracks
current use: cultural center and exhibit hall
location: Via Luigi Poletti

Piazza Tre Martiri

- square of three partisan martyrs, Mario Capelli, Luigi Nicolò and Adelio Pagliarani hanged by the Germans in the square on 16 August 1944
constructed: as Piazza Grande a.k.a. Piazza Giulio Cesare & Piazza Sant Antonio
renamed: 1946, Piazza Tre Martiri
location: Via Garibaldi & Corso D’Augusto

Torre dell'Orologio
- clock tower
constructed: 1547
reconstructed: 1759 & 1933
architect: Francesco Buonamici (1692-1759)

  • Last visit to Rimini: Mar 2012
  • Intro Updated Nov 24, 2014
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