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Architecture In Malta

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Architecture In Malta

Architecture in Malta, a small country located in the Mediterranean Sea, is an eclectic mix of styles, reflecting its diverse cultural influences. It ranges from the ancient megalithic temple complexes to the Baroque and Neoclassical buildings of the Knights of St John. Buildings have been constructed with local limestone, which is abundant in Malta, and have been decorated with marble and stone. The Baroque style of architecture is particularly prominent in the capital, Valletta, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This style is characterized by facades adorned with decorative motifs, curved façades and the use of a limited palette of colors. Other styles of architecture found in Malta include Neoclassical, Palladian, and Art Deco.

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Charles Windsor

Architecture In Malta

Malta is an island country in the Mediterranean Sea and has been home to a unique architectural style for centuries. Buildings constructed during the medieval period demonstrate a strong influence of Moorish, North African and Italian styles. Aside from its long history, Malta is also known for its Baroque, Classical and Neoclassical styles which were popular during the 18th and 19th centuries. The combination of these influences has allowed many historically significant buildings to be constructed throughout Malta, with some of the most interesting examples being the ancient defensive walls, churches, and palaces.

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Lauren Moore

CITATION : "Lauren Moore. 'Architecture In Malta.' Design+Encyclopedia. (Accessed on April 01, 2023)"

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