Photographer's Note

Mdina has had different names and titles depending on its rulers and its role but its medieval name describe it best – ‘Citta’ Notabile’: the noble city.

It was home then, as now, to Malta’s noble families; some are descendants of the Norman, Sicilian and Spanish overlords who made Mdina their home from the 12th century onwards. Impressive palaces line its narrow, shady streets.

Mdina is one of Europe’s finest examples of an ancient walled city and extraordinary in its mix of medieval and Baroque architecture.

This shot was taken from the rural surroundings: the walls that safeguard the City can be seen easily.
The Cathedral is outstanding and another church can be noticed.

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Additional Photos by Francis Xavier Camilleri (Fransx) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 204 W: 0 N: 108] (1457)
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