ABOUT MALTA

03 January 2014

VISIT MALTA DURING THE VALLETTA BAROQUE FESTIVAL – 10th to 26th January 2014

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Built by the Knights of St John after the Great Siege of 1565 and consequently adorned by its eight langues, Valletta not only had to serve as a powerful fort, but was also to become a strongpoint of culture, economy and politics in the world. Embellished at the height of the baroque period, Valletta rose to become a city built by gentlemen for gentlemen.

04 January 2011

THE MALTESE ISLANDS

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The Maltese Archipelago is made up of four islands - Malta, Gozo and Comino are inhabited, Filfla is not. There are other smaller islands, Cominotto and St Paul's, which are also uninhabited.

25 November 2010

MEDIEVAL MDINA

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Mdina has been witness to some of the most exciting episodes of Malta’s colourful and rich history. From the earliest settlers who chose the position for strategic reasons to Citta Notabile - The Noble City. 

08 November 2010

MDINA, THE SILENT CITY

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The citadel of Mdina has been fortified since as far back as 1000BC when the Phoenicians built a protective wall here. The history of Rabat dates back just as far and also has strong religious ties as this is where St. Paul was imprisoned during his time in Malta and later where St. Agatha hid after she had fled from Sicily.

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