Valletta is the longstanding capital of Malta and is home to an array of beautiful buildings of architectural not, including the fantastic Co-Cathedral of St John and Fort St Elmo.
Founded in the 16th century by The Order of St John, Valletta has played a pivotal role in the history of Europe over the centuries – including being an important port during the Second World War – and is the home of Maltese democracy.
The Lower Barakka Gardens and the famous waterfront add to this world-renowned cityscape, alongside the iconic saluting battery.
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In this piece, I consider the findings of my day visit to Valletta, the beautiful capital city of this small Mediterranean paradise. As one enters Valletta, one is greeted by the exceptional Triton Fountain, a modernist piece of work that depicts three Tritons (the messenger of the sea in ancient Greek mythology) holding up a […]
The Maltese capital of Valletta is world renowned for offering a melee of historical points of interest since its foundation by the Order of St. John in the 16th century. Check out our top five destinations in this great city as we explore the city’s political, religious and maritime past!The Co-Cathedral of St. JohnCommissioned by […]