Malta is a south European city in the mediterranean sea. It is a country tha t have seen its fair share of wars due to its location as a strategic navel base. Among the powers that have occupied the Island country include; Phoenicians, Romans, Moorish, Normans, Aragonese, Habsburg Spain, Knights of St. John, French and the British. This occupation left Malta with a lot of history to share with its visitors. Its capital city, Valletta is particularly loved by tourists due to its monuments and architectural marvels.

Travel Back in time and stroll through the cities of Malta

Malta is a south European city in the mediterranean sea. It is a country that have seen its fair share of wars due to its location as a strategic navy base. Among the powers that have occupied the Island country include; Phoenicians, Romans, Moorish, Normans, Aragonese, Habsburg Spain, Knights of St. John, French and the British. This occupation left Malta with a lot of history to share with its visitors. Its capital city, Valletta is particularly loved by tourists due to its monuments and architectural marvels.

The country boasts a whopping 7 United Nations Science Education and Cultural Organization(UNESCO) listed World Heritage Sites. Below are some of the most famous historical sites.

Megalithic Temples of Malta

These temples were constructed between 5,000 BC and 700 BC. They are said to be the oldest free standing structures on the planet. They include; Tarxien Temple in Tarxien, The Ggantija Temple, Flagar Qin in Qrendi, Mnajdra in Qrendi, Ta'flagrat Temple in Mgarr and Skorba Temple in Zebblegh.

Valletta Waterfront

There are a number of waterfront restaurants that takes you back in time when people enjoyed real food - long before fastfoods were discovered. You will get served with Sicilian Cuisine, Italian Gourmet Food, Chinese Cuisines and many more. Among the most popular eateries on Valletta Waterfront include; Bistro 516, Browns Dine and Dance, Caliete, China Garden and many more.

Manoel Theater

This is Europe's third oldest theater that is still in use. It is home to the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra. If you want to travel back in time and experience how ancient theaters were constructed while you enjoy modern music, then Manoel Theater is the place to be. Among the famous people that have graced the theater includes; Steve Hackett, Sir Donald Wolfit, Katia Ricciarelli, Sir Yehudi Menuhin and many others.

Fort St. Angelo

Fort Angelo is usually attributed to the Arabs at around 870 AD. However, no clear date is known about when it was built. During the reign of the Malta Knights in 1530s, it became the home of the grand master. Recently in the 19th century during the British occupation, it housed two battallions of the 35th regimen. With its military occupation, you can expect to see a lot of ancient military hardware.

Other places you can see in Malta include; National Museum of Fine Arts, Fort Rinella, San Anton Palace, Rotunda of Mosta and many more. Malta is a country full of artifacts and monument. If you want to study a little bit of the mediterranean history, then visit the source where it all began.

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