Malta

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Fort Manoel – Piazza (Ref: pfm1100042)

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Fort Manoel – Piazza (Ref: pfm1100042)

  A full view of Fort Manoel’s grand piazza, showing the chapel, quarters and surrounding buildings, as well as the stairs leading to the lower level towards the drawbridge. Share

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Fort Manoel – Sunrise (Ref: pfm1100041)

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Fort Manoel – Sunrise (Ref: pfm1100041)

  The red-bluish rays of the early sun rising over Valletta and Fort Manoel on a cloudy morning. Fort Manoel was built by the Knights to protect Valletta’s north-facing bastions from artillery action from the Isolotto in Marsamxetto Harbour. The first stone was laid in 1723, under the patronage of Portuguese Grand Master Manoel de Vilhena under the supervision of world famous engineer Mondion. Although the fort’s defining characteristics survived the ravages of time,┬ácountless changes were effected over the years to meet the exigencies of military strategies. It also endured...

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Fort Manoel (Ref: pfm1100040)

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Fort Manoel (Ref: pfm1100040)

  This picture shows the arched entrance leading to Fort Manoel’s drawbridge facing Valletta seaside. The steps towards the left and right of the picture take one to the main piazza. Share

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Fort Manoel – Inside the Polverista (Ref: pfm1100039)

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Fort Manoel – Inside the Polverista (Ref: pfm1100039)

  A wide angle view of the inside of the ‘Polverista’ at Fort Manoel. Share

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Fort Manoel – Rear Ditch (Ref: pfm1100038)

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Fort Manoel – Rear Ditch (Ref: pfm1100038)

  A wide view encompassing the entire width of Fort Manoel from the rear ditch, showing the metal bridge towards the left, and the passageway leading to the heart of the fort’s piazza. Available in 3:1 and 4:1 ratio formats. Share

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Fort Manoel – Officers’ Rooms (Ref: pfm1100037)

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Fort Manoel – Officers’ Rooms (Ref: pfm1100037)

  A wide shot of one of the officers’ rooms in Fort Manoel. One can see a fully restored fire-place towards the right of the picture. Share

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