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Bingemma Chapel Of Our Lady Of Itria (Ref: pfm130159)

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Bingemma Chapel Of Our Lady Of Itria (Ref: pfm130159)

The Chapel of Our Lady of Itria is dedicated to Our Lady of Hodegitria (The Lady of the Way). It was built between 1671 and 1673 by Baron Stanislaw Xara few steps away from another chapel dedicated to the Blessed VIrgin Mary of Itria which was built in 1600 and that was later demolished when the present one was built. The emblem that appears on the facade (a coat of arms with three trees) is that of Baron Stansislaw Xara. The chapel consists of a church, a small sacristy built alongside the church and a small room over the sacristy. The church today is in the hands of the Missionary Society...

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Fort Bingemma L/O Mgarr Malta (Ref: pfm120156)

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Fort Bingemma L/O Mgarr Malta (Ref: pfm120156)

  The last rays of a summer evening sun falling over the once watchful Fort Bingemma limits of Mgarr Malta. Fort Bingemma is an irregularly-shaped (polygonal), single-storey fort, 750m above sea level. The fort was protected to the north by the cliff face and on the landward side by a vertical ditch which was narrow enough to protect it from distant fire. The fort was completed in 1878 and had 3 heavy guns with an arc of fire of 210 degrees and which covered the ridges to the nort-east and the sea approach on the north-west. The hidden entrance is built on a bridge that can be lifed with...

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Bay Street Shopping Complex By Night (Ref: pfm120152)

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Bay Street Shopping Complex By Night (Ref: pfm120152)

A panoramic shot of Bay Street shopping complex (St.Julian’s Malta) at night. One can see a number of popular outlets such as Mexx, McDonald’s and Al Pomodoro. Bay Street is a hotel and shopping/entertainment complex in St. Julian’s, Malta. Bay Street was constructed on November 25, 2000 as part of a Lm30 million investment for the Paceville area. It incorporates the largest shopping complex on the island, which is open seven days a week from 10am-10pm. Bay Street lies adjacent to St. Julian’s and Paceville, Malta’s main nightlife area, and overlooks St....

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Shops In The Point – Sliema (Ref: pfm120151)

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Shops In The Point – Sliema (Ref: pfm120151)

An interesting panoramic perspective of the shops in The Point shopping mall at Tigne Point in Sliema.   Location Map:   View The Point – Tigne Point, Sliema in a larger...

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Fort St.Elmo Valletta (Ref: pfm120147)

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Fort St.Elmo Valletta (Ref: pfm120147)

British fortifications at Fort St.Elmo in Valletta. Guarding the entrance to both Marsamxett and Grand Harbours is Fort St Elmo, named after the patron saint of mariners. Although now much altered and extended, this was the fort that bore the brunt of Turkish arms during the Great Siege of 1565. It was built by the Knights in 1552 to guard the entrances to the harbours on either side of the Sceberras Peninsula. The courtyard outside the entrance to the fort is studded with the lids of underground granaries. Source:...

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Night View Of Hilton Portomaso Marina (Ref: pfm120146)

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Night View Of Hilton Portomaso Marina (Ref: pfm120146)

A night shot of the Hilton Portomaso marina.   Location Map:   View Hilton Portomaso Marina in a larger...

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