"City Walls" Mdina Things to Do Tip by mickeyboy07
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Mdina is completely surrounded by bastions 185 metres above sea level,fortified as long ago as 1000 BC when the Phoenicians built a protective wall here and called their settlement Malet meaning 'place of shelter'.It was given its present name after the Arabs arrived in the 9th century-Medina is Arabic for 'walled city'.they built strong walls and dug deep moat between Mdina and its surrounding suburbs.
Address: Surrounding Mdina
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