Look in any guide book for Malta and there will be a long list of sites you ‘should’ see in Valletta. After all, the city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site full of history and artifacts. Valletta contains buildings from the 16th century onwards, built during the rule of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, also known as Knights Hospitaller. It contains a myriad of sites such as the Grand Master’s Palace, St. John’s Co Cathedral, Upper & Lower Barrakka Gardens, National Museum of Archeology, Fine Art Museum, Fort St. Elmo, and the list goes on and on. However, if you are afraid of getting tourist overload like I am, then it’s a good idea to try to infuse unplanned wandering with a few tourist sites of interest.
Written by Sherry Ott.
Start early and arrive by the city gates so that you can experience the commute of locals entering the city. The city is more of a business hub than a living hub. So people live outside the city and commute in every day for work. This is the time of day … Read more...
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