The Bicaz Gorges offer a unique view of the Ceahlau Mountains.

Cheile Bicazului-Hăşmaş National Park, Romania

The Bicaz Gorges offer a unique view of the Ceahlau Mountains.
Photograph by Cornelia Dörr, Wild Wonders of Europe

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The Guaita fortress is the oldest of the three towers constructed on Monte Titano that overlooks the capital of <a href="https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/destination/san-marino" target="_blank">San Marino</a>.

San Marino, San Marino

The Guaita fortress is the oldest of the three towers constructed on Monte Titano that overlooks the capital of San Marino.
Photograph by Xinhua News Agency, Redux
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