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  • 1. St. John's co-Cathedral

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Functional in design but lavishly decorated, the Order of St. John's own church (1578) is Malta's most important treasure. The Knights' colored...Read More

  • 2. Archaeological Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    Housed in the 17th century palazzo Bondi, the museum exhibits objects from various ancient periods through the early 20th century. Ticket includes...Read More

  • 3. Azure Window and Fungus Rock

    Geological Site

    The best way to see this rock formation is by boat. Have the boatman loop around Dwejra Point to get the best view of the huge limestone arch...Read More

  • 4. Barrakka ta' Fuq

    Garden/Arboretum

    Where knights once honed their fencing skills under a covered loggia (now open to the sky), a troupe of cats and some greenery occupy this lofty...Read More

  • 5. Blue Grotto

    Geological Site

    The turnoff for the Blue Grotto is 1 km (½ mile) beyond the lookout. A steep road takes you to the rocky inlet where noisy boats (€7.50) leave...Read More

  • 6. Blue Lagoon

    Local Interest–Sight

    A natural inlet of languid azure waters sheltered by golden-hued rocky islets, this is one of the finest swimming, snorkelling and diving locations...Read More

  • 7. Buskett Forest

    Forest

    With a car, you can drive south from Mdina to Dingli for a tour of the countryside, a look at the cliffs, and a tree fix at Buskett Forest....Read More

  • 8. Calypso's Cave

    Geological Site

    In the cliffs to the west is reputedly Calypso's Cave, of Homer's Odyssey fame, viewable only from a platform a good distance away. ...Read More

  • 9. Casa Rocca Piccola

    House/Mansion/Villa

    The exquisitely cultured current owners, Nicolas and Frances de Piro d'Amico Inguanez, host tours of the last of the patrician houses still...Read More

  • 10. Catacombs

    Cemetery

    Catacombs run under much of Rabat. Up Triq Santa Agatha from Parish Square, the Catacombs of St. Paul are clean of bones but full of carved...Read More

  • 11. Cave

    Geological Site

    The semifossilized remains of long-extinct species of dwarf elephants and hippopotamuses that roamed the island some 125,000 years ago were...Read More

  • 12. Church of Our Lady of Victories

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The parish Church of Our Lady of Victories has two clock towers. One clock has the correct time, while the other is deliberately wrong to fool...Read More

  • 13. Church of St. Lawrenz

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Below Birgu's main square, the Church of St. Lawrenz is the city's finest church, with the 17th-century painter Mattia Preti's Martyrdom of...Read More

  • 14. Cittadella

    Military Site

    The original city here is the walled, hilltop Cittadella. It has steep, winding streets and great views from its ramparts. Several small museums...Read More

  • 15. Cliffs of San Lawrenz and Dwejra

    Geological Site

    The cliffs of San Lawrenz and Dwejra ("dway-ra") are spectacular—especially at sunset and in the springtime when the wildflowers are in bloom...Read More

  • 16. Comino

    Island

    The 3-square-km (1-square-mi) island is populated by a handful of people year-round. Day-trippers walk the dirt paths and swim in the beautiful...Read More

  • 17. Filfla

    Island

    Across the water just off the southeastern coast of Malta, tiny Filfla, flat-topped from British air-force target practice, is the smallest...Read More

  • 18. Folklore Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    This intriguing museum occupies three medieval houses and features displays relating to the traditional crafts and rural lifestyle of the island...Read More

  • 19. Fort St. Elmo

    Military Site

    Built in 1552 by the Knights to defend the harbor, the fort was completely destroyed during the siege of 1565 and rebuilt by succeeding military...Read More

  • 20. Gardjola Gardens

    Garden/Arboretum

    At the tip of Senglea, Gardjola Gardens, once a guard post, has great views across Grand Harbour to Valletta, and a turret carved with a vigilant...Read More

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