Valletta, Malta is of the southern coast of Sicily. The island was colonized by the Greek. Then in 1530 it was liberated by the Norman King of Sicily, then it was donated by Charles V to the Knights of Malta. Valletta's excellent natural harbor and tactical location appointed Maltaï¿½s history with the military powers of the succeeding epochs. Controlling the island was a requirement to anyone trying to dominate the Mediterranean. Valletta, is one of the supreme natural ports in Europe. Within its boundaries, the city reflects some of Malta's plentiful heritage of archaeology.
Valletta has numerous museums, ranging from fine arts to martial arts. A couple of the premiere attractions is the Palace of the Grand Master, the Armory, St. Johnï¿½s Co-Cathedral, the 18th-century Manoel Theater, The National Museum of Archaeology, and The National Museum of Fine Arts.
There are also excellent shopping and dining opportunities. Even though there is a wide range of sites to see, the city is compact, making it easy to walk around.
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