Manoel Island from the Fortina Spa Resort live cam

View of Fort Manoel and the yacht marina on Manoel Island


Manoel Island from the Fortina Spa Resort

The stunning Manoel Island (Il-Gżira) is a little island joined by a bridge to the mainland at Gżira within the Marsamxett Harbour (Il-Port ta' Marsamxett); originally known as the Bishop's Island (il-Gżira tal-Isqof), it is today mainly used for naval activities, in the past it has played a different role, in 1643 Jean Paul Lascaris, Grandmaster of the Knights of Malta, here built a lazzaretto in order to keep the terrible plague out of Malta.

Cam online since: 06/07/2013

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