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Sightseeing in Malta Island - what to see. Complete travel guide

Red Tower Everyone, who has ever been in Malta, will never forget this place. Those people, who have never visited it, will always try to get there. Malta is a wonderful country and a famous Mediterranean island that traditionally amazes visitors by its beauty and elegance. Since ancient times Malta has been well-known for its unique sanctuaries, idols, statues, and altars.
Malta coastline is the seamless series of picturesque bays and gulfs and there are numerous vast beaches with modern equipment too. There are no poisonous sea creatures or sharp corals and … Open
Malta is the largest island of the Maltese archipelago with Mediterranean climate. Winters here are warm and rainy, and summers are hot and dry. Because of the lack of rivers there is a shortage of fresh water; the most usual plants of the region are sclerophyllous oak, cactus, prickly pear, and chamomile. The main income of the island belongs to tourism, repair and maintenance of ships which paths pass through Malta. Processing of gold, silver, and glass are also well-developed here.
In Malta you can satisfy any desire. You can try diving with coral reef observation, relaxing on sandy beaches in comfortable lounge chairs, flying above the coast, entertaining in bars and restaurants, making your child learn English, or having a romantic evening under palm leaves. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Malta is a wonderful island offering its guests ample opportunities for comfortable vacations. Regardless of the place you choose, it won’t be a difficult task to find a suitable … Open
Valletta, the capital of the island, traditionally enchants visitors by its amazing look. This place is also an important sea port and an international airport. Valetta was built during the Bronze Age. Today it is famous for its architecture and its streets, its unique facilities that include the Cathedral of St. Paul, the National Museum, Art Museum, the Cathedral of St. John, the Palace of Grand Master, Manoel Theater built in 1731, and the Armory. There are three ancient cities in Valletta - Cospicua, Vittoriosa and Senglea. From these places you can enjoy stunning views of the Grand Harbour - the main gates of Malta. The Blue Grotto is located nearby. The grotto got its name from the crystal clean water in it.
Old Naval Hospital and Lift, The Grand Harbour, Valletta-Three Cities Among the most recognizable natural attractions of Malta is the Azure Window. This is the name of the natural arch of an accurate symmetrical shape, which hundreds of tourists come to see on the coast every day. At different times of the day, this amazing place looks different, all because of the sea water, which changes color depending on the level of illumination. You can admire the arch from the land, or you can rent a boat and make a symbolic ritual - to ride through the arch and make a wish.
In Malta, even an ordinary excursion available to all travellers can be turned into an unforgettable adventure. A visit to Blue Grotto is available to all guests of the island as part of … Open
Nature lovers in Malta will be interested to visit the botanical garden, named after San Antonio. On the territory of this lush garden, dozens of species of rare trees and flowers are represented. Another interesting feature is the abundance of orange trees. Ripened oranges are distributed as gifts to visitors of the garden who come here on Christmas Eve. The Botanical Garden of Malta is historical. On its territory, there are several beautiful old buildings.
Fort, The Grand Harbour, Valletta-Three Cities, Malta Ghar Dalam Cave is not only an important natural attraction, but also a unique archaeological site. In it, researchers discovered the sites of ancient people, whose age is more than 7,000 years. Currently, this huge cave is only partially accessible to tourists. Most of its halls are still undergoing research. Right in the cave was opened a small museum in which visitors can see the valuable finds of archaeologists.
One of the most popular places of shopping for tourists in Malta is the village of masters Ta Qali Crafts Village, it is here you can find the most popular folk art and choose original … Open
On the island, many luxurious old palaces, which today also work as museums, are preserved. A very interesting one is the Casa Rocca Piccola. From the time of its construction, it has almost not changed its appearance. For many years, the palace has belonged to one wealthy family. It contains an interesting collection of antique furniture, paintings and dishes, as well as other antiquities. Most of the rooms of the palace are accessible for tourists to visit.
Fort St. Angelo The historical monument the Fort Saint Angelo is symbolical for Malta. It was built to protect the island back in the 11th century. It was used for its intended purpose for almost a thousand years. Even during the Second World War, military establishments were located on the territory of the fort. Despite the hundreds of battles that the fort had to endure, it was perfectly preserved and now continues to work as a historical museum.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Malta Island
♥   Castle 'Fort Saint Angelo' , 5.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Verdala Palace' , 7.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Selmun Palace' , 8.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Gran Castello' , 24.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Malta Island from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Azure Window

From the series “Incredible Natural Arches Built by Water and Wind”
Two majestic rocks supports the arch, the height of the natural bridge is about 50 meters. In 2012, from one of the rocks that supports the arch, a large stone broke off, which made the design even more fragile. Presently, tourists are not recommended to come close. It is extremely dangerous to swim near rocks and to dive. Even admiring the landmark from a safe distance can give a lot of unforgettable impressions. … Read further

Sightseeing in Malta: things to see

The capital of the country, Valetta, is a true open air museum. The city is rich in beautiful churches, medieval palaces and fortresses. The Grandmaster’s Palace is considered the most beautiful building on the island. Nowadays, the palace is used as a residence of the president. Tourists are also recommended to visit St. Elmo Fortress and St. John’s Cathedral. These buildings of the 16th century are in wonderful condition and unleash the beauty and luxury of past centuries. Many palaces have been transformed into museums – Provence Palace is home to the largest Archaeological Museum in the country. The building of Admiralty has been turned into the Museum of Fine Arts. … Open
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All about Malta Island, Malta - sightseeings, attractions, touristic spots, architecture, history, culture and cuisine. Prepare your trip together with OrangeSmile.com - find out the 'must see' things in Malta Island, which places to visit, which excursions to take, where the breathtaking views are waiting for you. Planning your trip with this travel guide will help your to get the most out of Malta Island in few days.
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