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Dusk from Fort Ricasoli (Ref: pfm120150)

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Dusk from Fort Ricasoli (Ref: pfm120150)

Colorful display of last remaining light during dusk as seen from Fort Ricasoli in Kalkara. “The Ricasoli Fortification was built by the Knights during the period 1670-1693 as part of the defensive system to protect Grand Harbour. It was erected by Nicholas Cottoner, the grand master from (1663-1680), designed by Antonio Maurizio Valperga and named after Giovanni Francesco Ricasoli, who provided much of the finance. It continued as a military installation throughout British Rule, but suffered extensive damage during the siege of Malta in World War II. The internal buildings, including...

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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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Sunset over Ghajn Tuffieha (Ref: pfm120145)

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Sunset over Ghajn Tuffieha (Ref: pfm120145)

Sunset over Ghajn Tuffieha Tower and Radisson Golden Sands Hotel   Location Map:   View Ghajn Tuffieha Tower in a larger...

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Gozo – Silent Alleys of the Cittadella (Ref: pfm120144)

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Gozo – Silent Alleys of the Cittadella (Ref: pfm120144)

Mysterious silent alleys of the Cittadella in Gozo.   Location Map:   View Cittadella Gozo in a larger...

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Birzebbuga – Colorful Boats (Ref: pfm120143)

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Birzebbuga – Colorful Boats (Ref: pfm120143)

Colorful boats in St.George’s Ba, Birzebbugia.   Location Map:   View St.George’s Park – Birzebbuga in a larger...

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