Malta & Gozo - Valletta (PDF Chapter)
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This is the Valletta chapter from Lonely Planet’s Malta & Gozo guidebook.
Valletta is Malta’s lilliputian capital, built by the Knights of St John on a peninsula that’s only 1km by 600m. Its founder decreed that it should be ‘a city built by gentlemen for gentlemen’, and it retains its 16th-century elegance.
- enjoy the angles of Renzo Piano’s spectacular architectural statement – the Parliament Building
- check out the stunning view from the Upper Barrakka Gardens that puts the ‘grand’ in Grand Harbour
- discover the glories of the magnificent church of the Knights, St John’s Co-Cathedral
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: History, Sights, Courses, Tours, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Around Valletta.
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