Valletta, the Capital City

Articolo di Elena T. e Pietro B. Valletta is the Capital City and heart of Malta, where are concentrated all the administrative and commercial affairs, boosted during summer and even more in 2018: in fact, this year Valletta will host the European Capital of Culture, taking part to a social regeneration, also thanks to a rich programme based on the involvement of around 1000 local … Continua a leggere Valletta, the Capital City

The Gardens of Malta: the green heart of  the island

Artciolo di Giulia C, Argotti Botanical Gardens are a quiet and peaceful location situated in Floriana, on the island of Malta. The gardens were created in 1774 and in the beginning they were a private asset owned by Grandmaster Pinto. In the 19th century they became public as botanical gardens, where, at the time, were growing medicinal herbs. Nowdays, Argotti maintains the herbarium and the … Continua a leggere The Gardens of Malta: the green heart of  the island

The silent and monumental city of Mdina

Articolo di Giorgia C. ed Emanuela C. Mdina is the ancient capital of Malta. Also known as Medina, the “Old City” or the “Silent City”, has the title of Notable City. It still retains a monumental appearance, although it is now inhabited by a few hundred people. Despite its austere Arab walls, the interior has been enriched by the marvelous palaces of the major Maltese … Continua a leggere The silent and monumental city of Mdina

Mdina, story of an old capital

Articolo di Nicole C. e Asia G. An amazing mix of history and cultures, an unmissable halt if you are on the island!                           The history of Mdina: The first people that settled in  Malta were Phoenicians (8th century CB). They founded and fortified the city as Maleth, that it was taken over by the romans in 218 BC becoming known as Melite. The city … Continua a leggere Mdina, story of an old capital

Valletta, the capital city of Malta

Articolo di Krystal M. e Consuelo N. SUMMARY:  Valletta is the capital city of Malta and it is a European art city. It is built by the Knights of St John in the 1655 and it has been elected European capital of culture for 2018.   HISTORY OF VALLETTA;   Initially the Order of Saint John wanted to build a city to become a refuge for … Continua a leggere Valletta, the capital city of Malta

Malta Highlights: best places to visit

Ġgantija Temples: This monument is the largest megalithic temple found on the Maltese Islands. Here we can find a lot of  Carvings, including the “Fat Ladies”. We can find this in Gozo. Hal Saflieni Hypogeum: The hypogeum is a subterranean necropolis that was discovered  in 1902 during building work. We can find it in Hal Tarxien but be carefull if you will visit it because the … Continua a leggere Malta Highlights: best places to visit

Gardens of Malta, the green heart of the island

Articolo di Livia S. e Valeria B. Although Malta is known for its rocky places and hot climate, there are numerous small gardens on the island. Despite their sizes, some of them are really important for their historical and cultural charateristics.    Here they are five of the most significant gardens of Malta. ARGOTTI GARDENS Argotti Gardens are situated in Floriana, not far from the … Continua a leggere Gardens of Malta, the green heart of the island

Malta for tourists, students and business

Articolo di Emanuela C. e Giorgia C. Tourism in Malta is an important sector of the country’s economy, contributing to about 15 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product. Malta features a number of tourism attractions encompassing elements of the island’s rich history and culture, as well as aquatic activities associated with the Mediterranean Sea. Malta has different school for the student that go to Malta … Continua a leggere Malta for tourists, students and business

A morning out in Birkirkara

Articolo di Veronica B., Francesca P. e Veronica R. In this article you can find some notices about Malta and its culture; you can also find some information about its police department, and its food. We hope you enjoy it. Malta Police Station Malta’s police station dates back to 1813-1814, so it’s one of the oldest police forces in Europe, when Sir Thomas Maitland was … Continua a leggere A morning out in Birkirkara

Discovering Birkirkara: the Police Station and a food tasting

Articolo di Domitilla P. e Margeherita C. This is the city of the security, of the good food, of the culture and of particular traditions. As it was written we have a lot to learn from another culture. Birkirkara Police Station There is a police station in every town in Malta, also in villages, despite the crime is quite low, for this reason some of … Continua a leggere Discovering Birkirkara: the Police Station and a food tasting