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Malta Famous Places to Visit



  • Valletta the capital, named for Jean Parisot de la Valette, a French nobleman who was Grand Master of the Order of St. John and leader of the defenders during the Turkish siege of Malta in 1565
  • Cottonera (Three Cities) The name used when referring to the three historic and ancient cities of Birgu (aka Vittoriosa), Isla (aka Senglea) and Bormla (aka Cospicua), three towns conglomerated by 16th century fortifications called the Cottonera lines
  • Marsaxlokk fishing village south of the island
  • Mdina Malta's well-preserved quiet old capital. pronounced 'im-dina'
  • Mgarr
  • Rabat hosts numerous historical attractions such as St. Paul's catacombs and the Roman Villa
  • St Julian's perfect area for nightlife & entertainment
  • Sliema shopping centre just north of Valletta
  • Victoria the main town on Gozo

Source: Wikitravel.org