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Sightseeing og vartegn i Valletta

Historiske museer

History Museum
“The National Museum of Archaeology is housed in the Auberge de Provence, an example of fine Baroque architecture, that was built in 1571, on plans by local architect Ġilormu Cassar. Of particular note is the Grand Salon, with its richly painted walls and wooden beamed ceiling. The Museum exhibits a spectacular range of artefacts dating back to Malta’s Neolithic period (5000 BC) up to the Phoenician Period (400 BC). Highlights include the ‘Sleeping Lady’ , the ‘Venus of Malta', bronze daggers, the Horus & Anubis pendant and the anthropomorphic sarcophagus, both belonging to the Phoenician period. A real must see!”
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History Museum
“This is a must for any visitor to Malta as it gives a concise history of the islands. Highly recommended in Valletta for anyone visiting the island for the first time is the Malta Experience, tickets can be bought online through Deals Today Malta or directly on site.”
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History Museum
“Beautiful open house museum of a typical Maltese pallazzo. The underground shelters are fascinating. ”
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History Museum
“One of the world’s largest collections of arms and armour that is still housed in its original building. The Knights of St John were a unique brotherhood of resolute warrior monks. From Malta, their island stronghold, these combatant aristocrats from the noblest houses of Europe, carried out their relentless crusade against the Ottoman Turks in defence of the Catholic faith. The Palace Armoury is certainly one of the most visible and tangible symbols of the past glories of the Sovereign Hospitaller Military Order of Malta”
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History Museum
“So much history of Malta is shown in the Palace. Collection of historical armor, weapons, tools, art etc is among the greatest museums. ”
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Naturskønne udkigspunkter

Garden
“Hastings Gardens is a public garden situated on the left side of the Guesthouse. It is located on top of St. John's Bastion and St. Michael's Bastion, on the west side of the City Gate. The garden offers breathtaking views of Floriana, Msida, Ta'Xbiex Yacht Marina,Sliema, and Manoel Island.”
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Historic Site
“The Saluting Battery is an artillery battery in Valletta, Malta. It was constructed in the 16th century by the Order of Saint John, on or near the site of an Ottoman battery from the Great Siege of Malta. Wikipedia”
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Historiske steder

Historic Site
“The Saluting Battery is an artillery battery in Valletta, Malta. It was constructed in the 16th century by the Order of Saint John, on or near the site of an Ottoman battery from the Great Siege of Malta. Wikipedia”
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Historic Site
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Historic Site
“It was built by the British in 1885, and was named after Queen Victoria. The gate is the main entrance into the city from the Grand Harbour area, which was once the busiest part of the city. Victoria Gate is the only surviving gate within the fortifications of Valletta, since all the other fortified gates were demolished between the 19th and 20th centuries. Today, the only other gate is the City Gate, which was built in 2014 to a modern design.”
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Biblioteker

Library
“Also known as the Bibliotheca it was founded in 1776 by Grand Master Emmanuel de Rohan-Polduc as a reference library. It has been the legal deposit library since 1925 and has the largest collection of Melitensia along with that of the University of Malta. The library also contains archives of the Order of St John, the University of Mdina and the University of Valletta. The Bibliotheca is housed in a late 18th century neoclassical building close to the Grand Masters Palace.”
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