Valletta - St.George's Square, The Palace live camValletta, view over St.George's Square and Il-Palazz tal-Gran Mastru

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    • 9 hours ago
    • Simon

    I made an appearance or two on that camera over the last week

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    • 15 hours ago
    • Avril Bailey

    Thanks Sam, will enjoy. Was in Valletta and enjoyed the ceremony one January and they were playing Burn'so and Scottish music. Loved it

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    • 19 hours ago
    • Stewart Wilson

    just seen a young lady with push char waving she has a pink dress on I did a snip so lets see if any one asks

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    • 1 day ago
    • Capture Sam

    23nov17--The Changing of the Guard Ceremony is held every last Friday of the month at St George's Square, Valletta. The parade commences at 10.30 hrs, with the AFM Band marching down Republic Street onto St George's Square Valletta. Here, the new guard marches out from the Main Guard in order to replace the old guard which marches out from The Palace Valletta. Following the exchange of ‘duties' the AFM Band conducts a marching display in the same square.<<<< I'm posting this early Thursday , so not this morning but tomorrow. Friday morning. EnJoy EnJoy

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    • 2 days ago
    • Gert

    11-22-17 08:30 Does anybody know what they are creating?

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    • 2 days ago
    • Sharron Reynolds

    I can hear what sounds like a fountain - wish I could see it.

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    • 3 days ago
    • carol

    Love Valletta and St Georges Square, had many a happy holiday here, so much history and the people of Malta are really lovely. Think it is time for me to return! Thank you Michaels Restaurant for hosting this skyline webcam, we will defo look you up!

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    • 4 days ago
    • Capture Sam

    the time lapse caputers of yesterday are nice and the uploads to 'photos'

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    • 4 days ago
    • Avril Bailey

    Will there be a changing of the guard on Friday? Have missed this over the summer months.

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    • 4 days ago
    • Marion King

    I was just too slow to do a screen grab of someone waving to the camera. 20 November 18.55 Malta time. Was it you DEREK JAMES BEVAN?

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    • 4 days ago
    • MWH

    Ooooh, this is just so nice to have this cam back up. Will be there in FEB17 and will pay a visit to MIchael's (which is just fab!)
    M & J x

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    • 4 days ago
    • viv

    Derek, sorry that we're not there at the same time, would have met up and had a cisk together. Are you staying by the Sailors again? Have a great time bonny lad!

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    • 4 days ago
    • iain collins

    Derek05, Iain here going to Gozo each year in may, then st julians Hilton August for 3 weeks, have been doing this for yrs now, have to go when you are still able, and we love it,

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    • 4 days ago
    • Derek05

    Iain, when are you going to Malta again? We are there in the New Year.

Valletta - St.George's Square, The Palace

It is one of the most beautiful cultural icons of Malta and a must-see for people visiting Valletta (Il-Belt Valletta), St. George's Square (Pjazza San Gorg o Misraħ San Ġorġ), also known as Palace Square (Misraħ il-Palazz) is the heart of the city, meeting place, crossing point, scenary of events of any kind flanked on one side by the Grandmaster's Palace (Il-Palazz tal-Gran Mastru), simply known as The Palace and the Main Guard Building on the other side.

The square was recently turned from a car park into a pedestrian area, an open space designed for enjoyment and relaxation surrounded by modern and historic buildings, The Palace is one of the most magnificent and purest examples of Maltese heritage; the centre of the square is enriched by a modern ground-level and rectangular-shaped fountain erupting and flowing in rhythm with the music at regular intervals, it is a pleasure for children of all ages who love running through it.

The Grandmaster's Palace overlooks the square, one of the most impressive in Malta, this building has hosted for a longtime the House of the Grandmaster of the Knights of the Order of St. John, then the British Government, today it is the seat of the President and home to the House of Representatives of Malta; The Palace was first commissioned by the Grandmaster del Monte, initially hardly showed any decoration, only after his death it was improved, enlarged and embellished under the Grandmaster Jean de la Cassiere and the architect Gerolamo Cassar (Gelormu Cassar), by the mid-eighteenth century The Palace reached its present structure, a Renaissance masterpiece of art and architecture, other decorative elements were added later such as the wonderful main doors and the wooden balconies. Two splendid gardens enrich its outdoor space, the Prince Alfred’s Courtyard and Neptune’s Courtyard where we can find a spiral staircase that leads to the entrance of the state rooms; the interior spaces are of extraordinary beauty, lavishly decorated marble corridors, beautiful frescoes, magnificent rooms, our tour should include: the Council Chamber, a splendid room adorned with tapestries, a personal gift of the Spanish Grandmaster Ramon Perellos y Rocaful, the State Dining Room, embellished by splendid paintings, the Supreme Council Hall (or Throne Room) boasting top quality frescoes that depict the Great Siege, the Ambassador’s Hall (or Red Room) where portraits of Grandmasters and other rulers hang, the Palace Armoury, one of the world's largest and richest collections of arms, three centuries of military history are here displayed through swords, guns, crossbows, shotguns and cannons, partly reduced by the depredations of the French; among the unique treasures the personal armour of Grandmaster La Valette, the founder of The City; all rooms are usually used for state functions, when possible, they are regularly open to the public.

Cam on-line since: 04/12/2014