"Floriana, MT" Il-Furjana by dromosapien

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Porte des Bombes

- city gate through the Floriana Lines (city walls)

constructed: 1697-1720
builder: 64th Grandmaster 1697-1720 Fra Ramon Perellos y Roccaful
altered: 1868, second arch (left) added and draw bridge removed by the British

Floriana Lines (city walls)

constructed: 1636-
architect: Pietro Paolo Floriani (1585–1638), Italian
builder: Grandmaster Antoine de Paule

* Furjana / Floriana, population: 2,240, town located outside Valletta’s City Gate

Triton Fountain

created: 1959
artist: Vincent Apap (1909-2003)
location: City Gate Bus Terminus

Fausse Bray Viaduct

- gate and bridge for the defunct Malta rail line between Valletta and Mdina

Malta Railway

opened: 1883
distance: 11 km / 7 miles
closed: 31 March 1931

  • Last visit to Il-Furjana: Mar 2010
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