Howard Gardens

Howard Gardens opened to the public in the early 1900’s.  The gardens are located between Rabat and the walls of Mdina and are named after Joseph Howard MBE; first Prime Minister of Malta under Colonial Government.   A great place to come and watch the world go by after exploring Rabat, they have a football pitch, an […]

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Buskett Gardens

Buskett Gardens is a woodland area to the south of Rabat and not far from Dingli.  These woodlands were planted by the Knights as a hunting ground and is the greenest area of Malta.  You will find orange and lemon trees in amongst the woodland, a great place to take a walk and have some […]

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Verdala Palace

Verdala Palace is beside Buskett Gardens (south of Rabat).  This palace was built for Grandmaster Hughues Loubenx de Verdalle in the late 1500’s.  Now it is used as the official summer residence of the President of Malta.  Please note that this building is not open to the public.

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Palazzo Falson

Palazzo Falson onVillegaignon Street in the town of Mdina is a medieval two-storey palace built by the Sicilian, Spanish and local nobility in Mdina.  This was the former home of Capt Olof Frederick Gollcher OBE (1889-1962).  He was the son of a prosperous shipping merchant of Swedish descent.  As well as being an artist, Gollcher […]

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Palazzo Capua

Palazzo Capua is located in the centre of Sliema.  This historical hotel was once property registered as belonging to Princess Carolina Borbone, Princess of Capua. The Prince and Princess of Capua first came to Malta in March 1837. They took up residence at Selma Hall, later to be known as Palazzo Capua.  All their children […]

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