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Culture of Malta Island. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

La Valletta Each city of Malta boasts unique landmarks and sights which will be of great interest for tour fans. A major part of historical objects is located on the territory of Valette. The city features some architectural landmarks and excellent museums. The National Museum of Archeology hosted in a fantastic building of the 16th century attracts many curious tourists. One of the oldest buildings in Valette is the St. Paul’s Cathedral which keeps a collection of inestimable religious articles.
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The Magisterial Palace is a scale architectural complex taking the entire quarter. The magnificent buildings of the architectural complex were erected in the 16th century. Among other sights of Valette one will discover the Fort Saint Elmo, the underground command center, the National War Museum and the Manoel Theater named as a tribute to the grand master.
One of the most elegant cities of the country is Sliema. The city boasts numerous entertaining establishments however its historical landmarks tribute is of equal importance. The most significant tour sight is the Fort Tigne being a massive strengthening structure which amazes the tourists with its magnificence and beauty. Scenic cities of Vittoriosa or Birgu, Cospicua and Senglea are considered to be a single locality named the Three Cities. Copyright
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The place offers the visitors to view and explore ancient fortifications, to visit the Inquisitor's Palace and to appreciate the beauty of religious buildings. Mdina is often called a town of silence. This is one of the most beautiful and rich in cultural sights and landmarks destinations of the country. The most significant landmark of the former capital is considered to be Mdina prison being today reequipped into a museum. Now the establishment offers its visitors a vast collection of torture instruments, tools and gears.
View of Valletta from Sliema - Marsamxett Harbour The wax museum is located not far from the former prison. Among religious sights of the town the Benedictine Monastery is of great importance. Natural attractions fans will love the Gozo island with its capital Victoria or Citta Victoria. The oldest building located on the territory of the city is the Citadel (Citadella) which today hosts several scale museums. Among the exhibited collections there are archeological discoveries, handicrafts and art works. In the north part of the island there is a mystique, beautiful Calypso cave. The most impressive natural attraction of the area is considered to be the Dwejra Bay.
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Other attractions on Gozo Island include Ta ' Kola Windmill, built in 1725 by order of Grand master Manoel de Villena. Today, the building is a Museum and a great place to explore the life of the ancestors of local residents. The complex L-arloġġ taċ -Cittittadella includes not only interesting museums but also historical attractions. For Example, Old Prison. Despite the name, the building was not used as a prison, but as a place to calm down overly emotional members of the order of Malta. Even the Grand master Fra Jean Parisot de La Valette (part-time founder of the capital of Malta) spent four months here. In the complex, you can also find souvenir shops "Spoonman's Shop" and several fine restaurants with local cuisine.
Rotunda of Mosta Art connoisseurs will be happy to visit Ta Nikol Gallery in Victoria, which has a wonderful collection of unique handicrafts, but those who prefer sacred art should definitely go to the nearby Il-Hagar Museum. On the island Gozo is located one of the most important religious attractions - namely, Bażilika-Santwarju Nazzjonali tal-Madonna Ta ' Pinu (location-village Arb). There were several miracles on this place in 1883 for several times, it all began when a peasant woman heard the voice of a virgin. Later, the island, which at that time was covered by the plague, miraculously escaped from it. The modern building was built in 1920 in the Romanesque style, inside you can find a beautiful collection of fine arts.
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Mellieha also has several religious attractions. One of these is Is-Santwarju tal-Madonna tal-Vitorja, built at the end of the XVI century. The main relic of the Church is a Byzantine-style fresco depicting the blessed virgin Mary holding Jesus Christ in her right hand — it is believed that its authorship belongs to St. Luke, who was wrecked in Malta with the Apostle Paul. Parrocca tal-Mellieha also deserves a visit, and in the temple of Our Lady Of the Grotto once (namely during world war II) was located a bomb shelter, the life of that time is preserved in its halls. Historical sights on Mellieha include the tower It-Torri L-Ahmar and the castle Selmun Palace.
Malta Located on the West coast of the island, the town Rabat is sure to appeal first of all to those who are interested in archaeology — the thing is that there is evidence of domination on the island of Ancient Rome on its territory. In particular, a well-preserved ancient mansion "Roman Villa", which keeps marble Roman statues and mosaics rooms in its. There are several catacombs and caves in the town (for example, St. Agatha's Historical Complex and Catacombs). All of them will be interesting to those who love to explore mystical and fascinating places. The churches Santa Marija ta' Gesu and San Duminku u l-Verġni Mbierka are religious attractions that are definitely worth visiting when arriving in Rabat. You should definitely visit Casa Bernard to get acquainted with the life of the locals in other eras. The interior, paintings and atmosphere of the XVII-XVIII centuries are preserved here.
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Fortifications in Malta can be found almost at every turn. In addition to the listed attractions, several other defensive buildings deserve a visit — for example, Fort Rinella and Fort St. Rocco (Kalkara), Fort Madliena (Swieqi), Fort Campbell (Mellieha), and Fort Chambray (Ghajnsielem, Gozo island). There is a beautiful Museum in Kalkara, where you can learn a lot of interesting information about the world. It is called Esplora Interactive Science Centre. Among other museums which you should definitely visit is Malta Classic Car Collection Museum (Sao Paul-Il-Bahar), Malta Aviation Museum (Attard), as well as Malta Maritime Museum (Birgu). While in Qrendi, do not miss the opportunity to visit one of the oldest places in Malta — Ħaġar Qim Temples. From a historical point of view, the burial Ofalal Saflieni Hypogeum is also a very interesting attraction, it is located in the town Paola.
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What to visit during two-day excursion in Malta Island

Valletta - The capital of Malta
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Wied Iz- Zurrieq.
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Megalithic Temples
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Malta Island
♥   Katidral Metropolitan Ta’ San Pawl, Mdina, 6.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Bażilika San Gorg, Victoria, 24.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Santwarju Ta’ Pinu, Għarb, 27.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Iconic cultural sights of Malta

A lot of interesting things can be found in another Maltese ancient city - Birgu. Its fort was founded presumably still ancient by the Romans and was of strategic importance and used to protect against the Arabs. At the moment, the Maltese Order is located within its walls, and there is also a military museum on its territory, accessible to all desirers. Another tourist attraction of the country is the city of Mallich, founded in the Byzantine period. It is worthwhile to visit the Cathedral of Our Lady, which is located in the city. It is one of the oldest and most beautiful temples of the country. … Open
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Culture guide to Malta Island. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Malta Island: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Malta Island. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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