Old Town & St. Lawrence's Church - Malta

Old Town & St. Lawrence's Church - Malta
Old Town & St. Lawrence's Church - Malta
Old Town & St. Lawrence's Church in L-Isla, Malta is a popular destination for tourists, history buffs, and photographers alike. The old town, known as ‘Città Vechja’ in Maltese, is a labyrinth of winding streets lined with historical bulidings, churches and other places of worship. Foremost in the old town is the beautiful St. Lawrence’s Church, one of Malta’s largest churches originally built in 1676. Many of its exquisite frescoes depict various scenes from the bible, while its majestic ceiling domes, beautifully painted murals and intricate sculptures make it a definite sight to behold. Other highlights of L-Isla includes the Santa Marija Assunta Church, St. Joseph’s Church, and the old grand master’s palace. As the sunsets, visitors can enjoy ambling around the old town’s courtyards, taking in its crumbling architecture and exploring its many secret alleyways.