Local Living: Valletta
Malta’s capital city since the 16th century, Valletta is a fine example of all that Malta has to offer. The city is brimming with life and culture, a hub for shopping, dining out and so much more. It is also one of Malta’s key commercial centers, home to many of the islands business and offices. However regardless of all the activity that is going on in Valletta, the city is also a residential safe haven for those living in Valletta and the city offers a myriad of addresses and properties for those who are looking for a property in Malta that is at the heart of the island’s commercial and social life, combined with a touch of heritage and architecture.
But what makes Valletta so magical? Valletta is a UNESCO World Heritage City built in the 16th century during the rule of the Knights Hospitaller of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Valletta is today one of Malta’s main tourist attractions, hosting majestic palaces, imposing bastions and a treasure of priceless buildings.
Dotted with quaint cafés and wine bars, it also provides stunning views of Malta’s Grand Harbour, and the city’s unique setting nowadays plays host to a series of cultural events. A hive of business activity duringthe day, the city switches to a slower gear for the night. Besides taking a stroll to admire the magic of the fortified capital amplified by the awe-inspiring lighting, one can use it to his own advantage and grab the opportunity to invest in some of the amazing property on offer in the dense clusters of worn limestone buildings, the timber balconies, and imposing Churches.