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Valletta The capital of Malta, the city of Valletta was created after the epic resistance of the Knights of St. John in the Great Siege of 1565 against the Ottoman Turks. The city is centred on two harbours that were heavily damaged during the Second World War. Visitors can explore the Upper Barakka gardens, the Palace of the Grand Masters, Casa Rocca Piccola and St. John’s Cathedral that contains two masterpieces by Caravaggio. The city is on the Unesco World Heritage list.

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