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  • Writer's pictureWayne Schmidt

A Day in Valletta - Malta

Updated: Apr 13

Valletta is the tiny capital of the Mediterranean island nation of Malta.

The walled city was established in the 1500s on a peninsula by the Knights of St. John, a Roman Catholic order.

It’s known for museums, palaces and grand churches. Baroque landmarks include St. John’s Co-Cathedral, whose opulent interior is home to the Caravaggio masterpiece "The Beheading of Saint John."

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