What to see at Grand Harbour
A brief History of the place
The Maltese archipelago holds a long and formidable historical legacy to its name. The primary attribute of its history revolves around the Grand Harbor that has been a site of human actions since the prehistoric times. Megalithic remains were explored along the shores of this natural harbor. The port is overlooked by the chain of Kordin Temples that accounts for the architectural glory for the period around 3700 BC. This harbor has been a major center during the Roman and Punic eras. This site was the base station for activities of Order of Saint John between the 16th and 18th century.
Grand Harbor in contemporary times
The natural harbor retains its importance in modern times as well. In today’s time, it is one of the largest docks in the archipelago and a primary site for domestic and international trade. As Grand Harbor earned international repute as a site of tourist interest, the place has a superlative tourism framework. Throughout its span, you will get to see various edifices of history that will enable you to explore the past. Life here in today’s time is pleasant, prosperous and enjoyable. Hence, in recent years, the region in and around Grand Harbor has turned to one of the major sites of Real estate development, attracting investments from national and international investment buyers.
It is inevitable that during your visit to Malta you will find yourself stunned by the amazing view of the Grand Harbour. From this location, you can check out the remarkable Three Cities, including Fort Ricasoli and Fort St Angelo standing guard opposite each other. You may even be enjoying the view of the harbour from the superb new restaurants located in the Valletta Waterfront.
It is heartily recommended that you spend time checking out the restaurants here. It is a great opportunity to see the line of over 19 warehouses, which were built over two centuries ago by Manoel Pinto da Fonseca, Grandmaster of Valletta. The historically significant buildings are now home to restaurants, bars and also souvenir shops. They are also specifically aimed at catering for the numerous passengers that frequent here on their luxury cruises.