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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.

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 partisans 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

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Torre dell'Orologio

- clock tower

constructed: 1547
reconstructed: 1759 & 1933
architect: Francesco Buonamici (1692-1759)

  • Last visit to Rimini: Mar 2012
  • Intro Updated Sep 9, 2012
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