Fortification http://schema.org/LandmarksOrHistoricalBuildings The island's defense was essential to whoever was governing the Maltese islands, hence the need to build numerous fortifications in addition to towers to be able to protect the islands, especially the ports and the cities. Most noticeable fortifications are the city of Valletta and the three cities, which together protect the grand Harbour. Fortifications in Malta

Fortifications in Malta

The island's defense was essential to whoever was governing the Maltese islands, hence the need to build numerous fortifications in addition to towers to be able to protect the islands, especially the ports and the cities. Most noticeable fortifications are the city of Valletta and the three cities, which together protect the grand Harbour.