Basilica del Santo Marino, City of San Marino

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Explore the Neoclassical architecture of Basilica del Santo Marino, the main church within the city. Although this structure was built during the 1800s, the first church that occupied this spot was constructed during the 4th century. Enter the basilica to see the three large naves, green Neoclassical interior, numerous paintings, statues, and altars. Head back outside to see the Chiesa di San Pietro next to the front steps. This small building was built in 600 and reputedly houses the beds of San Marino and San Leo. Inside, look for a statue dedicated to St. Peter and a monument to Pope John XXII. Put Basilica del Santo Marino and other City of San Marino attractions into our City of San Marino trip itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • This is a simple church built in the neoclassical style. It is dedicated to St. Marinus, the founder of the Republic of San Marino. His relics are enshrined under the main altar. It is also the...  more »
  • This is the main church of San Marino City. The architecture is beautiful with small square in front of the church.  more »
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  • The Basilica di San Marino (Marino translates from Latin to "man of the sea")[1] is a Catholic church located in the Republic of San Marino. While the country has a distinct domination of historic religious buildings of Christian faith, the basilica is the main church of the City of San Marino. It is situated on Piazza Domus Plebis in the northeastern edge of the city, adjacent to the Church of St. Peter. It is dedicated to Saint Marinus, the founder and patron of the Republic.
  • The church is located on the top hill of San Marino. The beautiful corinthian columns, friezes, cornices and pediment show that central church has expressively neoclassical architectural style. The church is visited by thousands of tourist each week. The Basilica of San Marino is a symbol of grandeur in the republic of San Marino. The interior of the church is even more fascinating than the exterior.

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