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Valletta Waterfront, Valletta
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Originally built in the 18th century as an area for stores and warehouses, Valletta Waterfront serves as a good place to grab a bite to eat, shop, and simply enjoy the laid-back atmosphere of Malta along its historic harbor. After heavy bombing during World War II, the waterfront's reconstruction has led to a mix of old architecture alongside modern improvements. Notice the thick walls that you walk along--meant to protect the city from invaders--as well as the different colored doors of the buildings, which once symbolized what kind of goods were stored within: yellow for wheat, green for produce, blue for fish, and red for wine. Watch the luxury yachts and large cruise ships drift in and out of the harbor. Take a harbor cruise to learn more about the area's history. Use our Valletta itinerary builder to arrange your visit to Valletta Waterfront and other attractions in Valletta.
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  • From the upper baracka Garden to the Lower Garden - and with views to Vittoriosa and the port you can walk to the Saint Elmo Fort. 
  • Valletta is a city Parle and steeped in history. Strolling the Maltese culture can be appreciated.
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  • It's a wonderful view from the marina to view the walls and imagine the historic scenes that the walls have seen. The domed church isn't open to the public and the spired church charge to enter as do ...  more »