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  1. Who am I?

    Welcome to TourerMT! I am FERNANDO

  2. Who am I?

    ...I am NORMAN

  3. Tiiitttlllee!!!!!

    NORMAN says: "This is the title element. It displays the comparison location,as well whether it's mainly a PAST or a PRESENT location."

  4. Navigation

    FERNANDO says: "This is the navigation menu. It is divded into 4 main categories."

  5. Subcategory

    FERNANDO says: "Each main category, is further divided into sub categories. Pressing on one of these sub categories, from the menu, would display the relevant markers on both maps."

  6. Full-Screen

    FERNANDO says: "Pressing this button would toggle full screen mode. Pressing it again would exit full screen."

  7. History

    FERNANDO says: "History is a country's treasure. Upon clicking the right arrow, you'll get some general history on SLIEMA."

  8. History

    NORMAN says: "...wait a second... have you forgotten about the history of VALLETTA...you $^£&!* ! Clicking the left arrow would give you VALLETTA's history...it will also make FERNANDO vanish!!MUAHAHAHAHA!!"

  9. History

    FERNANDO says: "You wish you could! Please note, to zoom you can simply use your mousehweel while focusing on the map you wish to zoom on. To move the map in different directions, simply drag the map in the direction you want the map to move. Enjoy!!

Facts

Valletta

  • Boasts many building from the 16th century, mostly baroque architecture that was built by the
    Knights of St John
  • Plenty of fortifications, developed the cultural heritage

History

Valletta

  • 1565 – the Great Siege
  • The Ottoman expansion in the Mediterranean is halted
  • 1566 – 1571 – The building of Valletta, the new capital.
  • 1855 – grew into a town when Stella Maris Church was built

Modern History

  • Smaller population than before World War II
  • Busting place as the Island’s main business centre and the seat of government
  • Smallest capital of the European Union

SLIEMA & ST. JULIANS

LEISURE

Facts

Sliema

  • Served as a reference point to the fisherman
  • Wealthier people purchased residence as a summer resort
  • Sliema – the Maltese word meaning peace or serenity

History

Sliema

  • Sliema during the Great Siege was a camp centre for Turkish
  • Late 18th century – the Knights of St John developed Fort Tigne
  • Further developed by the British
  • 1855 – grew into a town when Stella Maris Church was built

St. Julians

  • St. Julian’s was used as hunting grounds for the Knights
  • 1688 – building of Spinola Palace – stepping stone for coastal reclamation
  • 1798 – St.Julians was the first town In Malta to be conquered by French troops
  • 20th century – tombs of the Roman period were discovered in Balluta

VALLETTA & WATERFRONT

HISTORICAL

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