You know that the fortress was used in the past as a military stronghold, right? To keep away from the enemies. Usually whole cities were surrounded by the walls of the fortress and that way was easier to defend from the attacks of the enemies.
Today the fortress is just touristic attraction.

The Walls of Mdina

This is one of the few postcards, Silvan has sent me from Malta, along with the greetings of course. Additional info – Mdina (known as “Silent city”) is the old capital of Malta. It’s a completely fortified medieval town enclosed in…

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