The Addolorata cemetery, located near a small town Paola, is one of the largest cemeteries on the island. Being designed with great objects of sculpture and architecture, it is definitely worth to look at by the country’s visitors. For its numerous skillfully created monuments and wonderful sites the cemetery was attributed to the list of Malta's national treasures.
Birgu Ditch (Birgu Foss) is a new attraction of this small, but famous Maltese city, which has yet to be discovered by tourists. This historic site is a main ditch between powerful defensive walls of Birgu’s fortifications and a part of Knights' Fortifications around the Harbors of Malta, which are protected by the Maltese authorities as an object of cultural heritage.
Colourful big cat sculpture can be seen at at Independence Garden while walking Sliema promenade. It was created by sculptor Matthew Pandolfino and placed there during Sliema Art Festival.
The history of Dock No 1 dates back to 1848 and was first used as a servicing point for galleys operating in the Mediterranean. It was the first dry dock to be constructed in the Mediterranean Basin by the British. Later it was enlarged and the existing dry dock was completed in 1921. The complex includes the dock buildings, which comprises of two warehouse systems, with overlying stores.
The Laferla Cross takes pride of place among popular tourist attractions of Malta due to harmony of religious symbolism and beauty of landscape that naturally complement each other in this landmark. It is an impressive composition of a 16-meter iron cross standing on a huge limestone pedestal, inside of which a small chapel is hidden. The landmark tops Gholja tas-Salib hill in the neighborhood of Siġġiewi, domineering over the city at the height of around 200 meters. This is one of the highest viewpoints in Malta and hence visitors can enjoy breathtaking views of the picturesque hills and the city.
The LOVE sign is a statue on Spinola Bay, in the middle of Saint Julians, which was created by the Malta artist Richard England. The letters are inverted, but the word to be read upright in the water's reflection and monument shadow in certain hours.
Nowadays Malta does not have an active railway – only some former stations and tunnels have preserved. But in the 19th-20th century it was possible to travel along Malta by train.
Next to St Catherine Church a new monument to Jean de Valette was recently located. This place is just in a few meters away from the city’s foundation stone, which he laid with his own hands in 1566. Nowadays, after the widescale construction works, this place became a new square called Pjazza Jean de Valette. And the Grand Master’s monument is standing right in its center.
The cemetery located on Floriana Bastion is the last of four cemeteries adjoining the Floriana bastions which survived. Something is known of 530 people buried here, and the earliest of them dates 1806. The cemetery provides splendid views along the bastions and across to Manoel island.
In some areas of the Malta and Gozo islands the stone coast looking like a curious checker-board network can be found. Although the networks looks rather strange, its origin and destination is rather clear – it was created for the collection of sea salt.