12 Sights in Pietà, Malta (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Pietà, Malta. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 12 sights are available in Pietà, Malta.

List of cities in Malta Sightseeing Tours in Pietà

1. Church of Saint Nicholas

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The Church of Saint Nicholas, also known as the Church of All Souls, is a Greek Catholic church in Valletta, Malta, dedicated to Saint Nicholas. Originally built as a Greek Orthodox church in 1569, it was conceded to the Confraternity of the Souls in Purgatory in 1639, who rebuilt the church in the Baroque style in 1652. The church was passed back to the Greek Catholic congregation in 2014 however the church is used from Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.

Wikipedia: Church of St Nicholas, Valletta (EN)

2. Lift to Valletta

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Lift to Valletta Frank Vincentz / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Barrakka Lift is a lift in Valletta, Malta which was constructed in 2012, on the site of a previous lift which had operated from 1905 to 1973 and which was demolished in 1983. It is located inside the ditch of the fortifications of Valletta, and it links Lascaris Wharf to St. Peter and Paul Bastion and the Upper Barrakka Gardens. It therefore allows access from the Grand Harbour to the city.

Wikipedia: Barrakka Lift (EN)

3. Our Lady of Victory Church

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The Our Lady of Victory Church, formerly known as the Saint Anthony the Abbot Church, was the first church and building completed in Valletta, Malta. In 1566, following the Great Siege of Malta, Grand Master Jean Parisot de Valette and his Order showed interest to build a church in the name of the Nativity of the Virgin as a form of thanksgiving; the construction was funded by De Valette.

Wikipedia: Church of Our Lady of Victory (Valletta) (EN)

4. Church of the Madonna of Liesse

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The Church of Our Lady of Liesse is a church in Valletta, Malta. The church was built in 1740 on the site of a 17th-century church. The cupola was built to the designs of the Maltese Architect Francesco Zammit. The church is located near the shores of the Grand Harbour, close to Lascaris Battery and the site of the fish market. It is especially venerated by the people of the port area.

Wikipedia: Church of Our Lady of Liesse (EN)

5. Auberge de Bavière

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The Auberge de Bavière is a palace in Valletta, Malta. It was built as Palazzo Carneiro in 1696, and it was the residence of Grand Master Marc'Antonio Zondadari in the early 18th century. In 1784, it was converted into the auberge for the Anglo-Bavarian langue of the Order of Saint John, and it remained so until the French occupation of Malta in 1798.

Wikipedia: Auberge de Bavière (EN)

6. HMS Maori

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HMS Maori was a Tribal-class destroyer named after the indigenous Māori people of New Zealand. She served with the United Kingdom Mediterranean Fleet during World War II until she was bombed and sunk by German aircraft while at Malta in 1942. Her wreck was later raised and scuttled outside the Grand Harbour. The wreck is now a dive site.

Wikipedia: HMS Maori (F24) (EN)

7. Knisja tal-Madalena

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The Church of St Mary Magdalene is a Roman Catholic church building in Valletta, Malta. The church, named after Jesus' companion Mary Magdalene, was part of the Magdalene asylum situated adjacent to the church. The church was deconsecrated in the mid 20th century and was blessed again by Bishop Charles Scicluna on 25 February 2015.

Wikipedia: Church of St Mary Magdalene, Valletta (EN)

8. Church of Our Lady of Pilar

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The Church of Our Lady of the Pillar is a 17th-century church located in Valletta, Malta. The church was built as the church of the Aragonese knights and modeled according to the plans of the architect Romano Carapecchia. The church is listed on the National Inventory of the Cultural Property of the Maltese Islands.

Wikipedia: Church of Our Lady of Pilar, Valletta (EN)

9. St. Anne's Chapel

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The Church of St Anne is a former Roman Catholic church located in Fort Saint Elmo in Valletta, Malta. It was built in the 1720s and it was deconsecrated while the fort was controlled by the British military. The building has been restored and it is now known as the Memorial Building.

Wikipedia: Church of St Anne, Fort St Elmo (EN)

10. Lion Fountain

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Lion Fountain Frank Vincentz / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Lion Fountain, also known as the Vilhena Fountain, is a Baroque fountain located in St Anne Square in Floriana, Malta. It was installed in 1728 by Grand Master António Manoel de Vilhena, and it was relocated a few metres from its original location in the 1950s.

Wikipedia: Lion Fountain (Floriana) (EN)

11. Church of St Catherine of Alexandria

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The Church of St Catherine of Alexandria, commonly known as the Church of St Catherine of Italy is a Roman Catholic church in Valletta, Malta. It was built by the Hospitaller Langue of Italy and it serves as the parish church of the Italian community of Malta.

Wikipedia: Church of Saint Catherine of Italy, Valletta (EN)

12. St. Lucia Church

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St. Lucia Church Frank Vincentz / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Church of St Lucy is a small Roman Catholic church situated in Valletta, Malta. The church was built in 1570 and features a titular painting above the high altar and the corpse of St Lucian, the martyr.

Wikipedia: Church of St Lucy, Valletta (EN)

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