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Onyx Suites & Apartments St Julians, 1, Ross Street, St Julians, Malta

Valletta

Malta’s capital city is adorned with beautiful baroque buildings and churches. Velletta is a fortified peninsula overlooking Marsamxett Harbour and the Grand Harbour on either side. Paranomic vistas of various parts of the islands, as far as Mdina, can be enjoyed from numerous vantage points.

Heritage

  • St John’s Co-Cathedral & Museum

Originally the conventual church of the Order of the Knights of St John. It is fully adorned with a baroque interior.

Mon – Fri: 09.30 – 16.00

Sat: 09.30 – 12.00

Tel: 21225639

  • National Museum of Archaeology

Exhibits prehistoric artefacts and architectural elements from the megalithic sites as well as other prehistoric locations.

Open daily 09.00 – 19.00

Tel: 21221623

  • National Museum of Fine Arts

Chronological exhibition of fine art in Malta (12th to 20th century art).

Open daily 09.00 – 17.00

Tel: 21225769

  • National War Museum

Militaria exhibits and much more, dating back to the British period in Malta, especially for World War II.

Open daily 09.00 – 17.00

Tel: 21222430

  • Grand Master’s Palace

Currently serving as the Office of the President of Malta and the House of Parliament. The State Rooms as well as the Armoury are open to the public. Parliament will be moving to its new premises in 2013.

The Grand Master’s Palace has been the administrative centre of Malta for almost three and a half centuries. The original palace, built in 1571, was the seat of the Grand Master of the Knights Hospitalliers of St John and later, during the British colonial period, served as the Governor’s palace. Today it is home to the House of Representatives of Malta and the office of the President of the Republic of Malta.

Theatres

  • Manoel Theatre

Performances during most evenings from October till May. Also open for guided tours.

Tel: 21224515

  • Mediterranean Conference Centre

Mon – Fri: 09.30 – 16.00

Promenades

  • Valletta Waterfront

Grand Harbour view and Marsamxett.

Cinema

  • Valletta

Embassy Cinema Shoopping Complex.

Public gardens

  • The Barrakka Ta’Fuq and Barrakka ta’Isfel

Povide a panoramic view of the Grand Harbour and Cottenera area. Fort St Angelo and the Gardjola Bastion spearhead their respective towns of Vittoriosa, on the left, and Senglea, on the right. At noon the re-enactors’ unit fires one of the saluting guns which is situated beneath the viewing gallery. From the Upper Barrakka one may take a lift down to the Valletta Waterfront, and enjoy spectacular 360° views of Malta on the way down.

  • Hastings Garden

From this garden one can admire a panoramic view of Marsamxett Harbour, Ta’ Xbiex Yacht Marina, Manoel Island, Sliema’s urban landscape, Floriana and the hinterland.

  • Argotti Garden

Discover this garden by exploring its different levels. The garden at street level provides a panoramic view of the island. The lower level known as St Philip’s Garden offers a serene ambience.

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