15 Jun 2022

Ta’ Braxia Cemetery, Pieta

This cemetery lies close to Portes des Bombes in Floriana, and was opened in 1857 when the group of cemeteries close to the bastions in Floriana were full. One of these cemeteries is now known as the Garden of Rest and is also managed by Din l-Art Helwa. The Ta’ Braxia cemetery was designed by Emanuele Luigi Galizia who was only...

06 Jun 2022

Historic Garden, Floriana

Formerly known as the Msida Bastion Cemetery, this served as a Protestant cemetery from 1806-56. It was restored over a period of ten years and was awarded the Silver Medal by Europa Nostra in 2002. A small museum was added in 2004. This was the main Protestant cemetery in Malta for about fifty years from 1806. Records show that at least...