Heritage Sites managed by Din l-Art Helwa

06 Oct 2011

Ta’ Braxia Cemetery, Pieta

This cemetery lies close to Portes des Bombes in Floriana, and was opened in 1857 when the group of cemeteries close to the bastions in Floriana were full. One of these cemeteries is now known as the Garden of Rest and is also managed by Din l-Art Helwa. The Ta’ Braxia cemetery was designed by Emanuele Luigi Galizia who was only...

06 Oct 2011

QALA BATTERY RESTORATION

See the wonderful work Eric Parnis has been doing at Qala Battery where the reconstruction and restoration is about two thirds complete. The upright masonry is now finished, and built with as much of the original and old stone found on the site saved to be used on the...