Night

Posts in this category include nightshots.

Citadel By Night – Gozo (Ref: pfm110124)

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Citadel By Night  – Gozo (Ref: pfm110124)

  In the heart of Victoria lies the Citadella (Citadel), which has been the centre of activity of the island since possibly Neolithic times, but is known to be first fortified during the Bronze Age approximately around 1500 BC. It was later developed by the Phoenicians and continued into becoming a complex Acropolis by Roman times. The north side of the Citadel dates back to the Aragonese domination period, while the south flank, overlooking Victoria, was re-constructed under the Knights of St. John, namely between 1599 and 1603 The massive defensive stone walls of the fortifications...

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Cittadella Bastions By Night – Victoria Gozo (Ref: pfm110121)

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Cittadella Bastions By Night – Victoria Gozo (Ref: pfm110121)

  The Cittadella is in the centre of Gozo, Malta’s sister island. The small fortified town is situated on a promontory sited over the town of Victoria (also known as Rabat). This vantage point was obviously chosen because it was a naturally fortified hill which dominated the surrounding countryside and provided visual control of the coastal areas (source). In picture the bastions by night. Share

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Cittadella Square In Gozo At Night (Ref: pfm110118)

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Cittadella Square In Gozo At Night (Ref: pfm110118)

  A night shot of Cittadella square in Victoria Gozo. Share

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Village Alleys At Tarxien (Ref: pfm110111)

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Village Alleys At Tarxien (Ref: pfm110111)

  A view of decorated alleys during a spectacle based on folklore and traditional customs held in Tarxien reenacts a typical Maltese style of living. This event, “Puniċi – l-istorja tibda hawn” loosely translated as The Phoenicians, the story starts here, reflects the eventful history of Tarxien as it evolved with the history of the rest of the island. The Phoenicians were well known for their maritime travel and business in the Med-iterranean. They arrived in Malta in 800 BC, where among other towns and villages, they inhabitied the village of Tarxien.   Share

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Village Alleys At Tarxien (Ref: pfm110112)

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Village Alleys At Tarxien (Ref: pfm110112)

A spectacle based on folklore and traditional customs held in Tarxien reenacts a typical Maltese style of living mingled with curious visitors. Young boys playing with glass marbles (bocci) can be seen on the left of the image, while women are washing clothes in a galvanized basin (seen on the right). This event, “Puniċi – l-istorja tibda hawn” loosely translated as The Phoenicians, the story starts here, reflects the eventful history of Tarxien as it evolved with the history of the rest of the island. The Phoenicians were well known for their maritime travel and business in...

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Bay Street Shopping Complex (Ref: 110092)

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Bay Street Shopping Complex (Ref: 110092)

  A vivid display of coloured lights in this night shot of Bay Street Shopping Complex. Share

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