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The Malta Experience

The visitor to Malta has such a variety of different places to experience that where to start might be bewildering. But help is at hand if you really want to experience Malta. Take The Malta Experience.

Notte Bianca

A popular cultural event will be held on the 1st October  in the very popular city in Malta’s capital, Valletta .  The Notte Bianca is the one night where Valletta’s history comes to live promising an evening of art, culture and more.  Some of the most important buildings, monuments and museums will be open to the […]

The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist

No visit to Malta could be considered complete without a visit to St. John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta and seeing Caravaggio’s painting The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist by Michelangelo Mersi da Caravaggio (1571-1610).

The Palace Armoury

Around the back of the Grand Masters Palace, almost hidden away on Merchants Street in Valletta, can be found The Palace Armoury. This museum contains all original weapons of war from the period of the Knights.

Valletta

Valletta is Malta’s capital city, known amongst the Maltese as ‘Il-Belt’, meaning The City.  Valletta is a historic walled citadel located in the central part of the island and built by the knights of the Order of St John of Jerusalem, also known as the Knights of Malta or the Knights Hospitaller.

Brad Pitt filming World War Z

Brad Pitt is in Malta for the next three weeks for the film of his latest movie titled World War Z.