Heritage Sites

05 Jul

Xutu Tower

HISTORY AND RESTORATION OF TA’ XUTU TOWER The small watch towers guarding the coastline of Malta and Gozo are historic treasures. Most of them were built by the Order of the Knights of St John to strengthen the defence of our islands or to act simply as look-out posts....

14 Apr

L-Aħrax Tower

L-Aħrax Tower White Tower, Ta’ Ħoslien, Ta’ Eslien, Torre Biancha   by Stanley Farrugia Randon   The L-Aħrax Tower was the sixth tower to be constructed of the 13 towers which Grand Master Martin de Redin ordered to be built from his own expense during the first two years of his brief three-year reign. These are, in sequence North East to...

22 Apr

THE CHALLENGE AND PRIVILEGE OF SAVING OUR LADY OF VICTORY CHURCH

THE CHALLENGE AND PRIVILEGE OF SAVING OUR LADY OF VICTORY CHURCH, VALLETTA a talk by Simone Mizzi The Church of Our Lady of Victory is the oldest church and first building of Valletta and tradition has it that the foundation stone of the capital city lies within its precincts. Since 1998 the voluntary organisation Din l-Art Ħelwa campaigned...

01 Feb

The Church of Our Lady of Victories

The Church of Our Lady of Victories has its own website that can be found here http://www.ourladyofvictory.org.mt/index.html in which a wealth of information can be found about the church. Some of the works that were undertaken during the restoration can be viewed here https://dinlarthelwa.org/?p=4947 And this is some news about the Thanksgiving Mass https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PE0ZXtRsS2k celebrated by His Grace the Archbishop of Malta on Wednesday 9th December,...

21 Jul

A HOLIDAY WITH A DIFFERENCE

A Holiday with a difference: The Delimara Lighthouse, Delimara Point, Malta for a unique get-away experience. A British Lighthouse built on the southernmost tip of Malta in 1856 this historic property enjoys marvelous views of Marsascala Port and is close to the fishing villages of Birzebbugia and Marsaxlokk. It is also a few minutes’ walk from...