Here’s San Marino’s government offices, known as Palazzo Pubblico della Repubblica di San Marino
Here is the back, plus the office cars
This iconic building features on stamps, and a lot of the brochures shows this place.
There isn’t a king or a president or prime minister. Instead, a local council votes on two leaders known as a “Captains Regent”, both will serve for 6 months. This happens on April and October of each year.
This is one of the oldest democracies in the world. Back to AD301 in fact.
This country has a football team that always loses, and is sometimes takes part on Eurovision.
There is also a really superb view of the south west side of the county from up here.
1. Planning visit to my final tiny country – 2. Flying to Italy for the price of two pizzas – 3. Getting there from Bologna via Rimini – 4. City of Rimini – 5. Walking from Rimini to San Marino – 6. What sort of mini country is this – 7. Serraville, San Marino’s northern town – 8. San Marino’s only youth hotel – 9. Castles in the sky – 10. Safe up the top – 11. The tall centre of community of San Marino – 12. novelty shops, post office and passport stamps – 13. The government buildings and plaza – 14. Automobiles – 15. The three towers – 16. What I didn’t see & finishing up