Malta

Last updated: 17 January 2018
The yellow walls of the ancient cities of Malta rise dramatically out of the blue waters the Mediterranean Sea. Within these walls, ancient buildings adorned with stone balconies and palaces containing ancient armour hail back to the days of the Crusaders. Malta’s ancient history goes back to the days of the Phoenicians and the Romans. The islands boast ancient temples that pre-date the Pyramids.

The walled city of Valletta, the capital of Malta, is known as the City of Palaces. It is one of the first European cities to be planned before construction commenced. Medieval palaces and Cathedrals that boast colorful frescoes and beautifully illuminated ceilings, attest to its foregone glory.  Its large natural harbour has been in use for three thousand years.

Malta

Also in Malta, the Hollywood built Popeye Village a colorful and comedic village of crooked wooden houses overlooks a pretty beach with sandstone cliffs topped with fields of daisies.

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