AIA Fieldwork Photo Contest 2021

Entry 41023

Submitted by Emily Richardson

Roof-top terrace of the University of Malta’s Student Residence: [Street] Triq Robert Mifsud Bonnici, Lija, Malta.

Hal Lija, n/a, Malta

Category: Monuments

Twilight Glow of 'Belvedere Tower', affectionately known to locals as the "Wedding Cake", which stands as an impressive round-a-bout on the main avenue through Hal Lija in Malta: [Built-in 1857 as a folly within the extensive gardens of Villa Gourigon, a 17th-century villa which belonged to the Marquis Depiro. Sympathetically restored in 1995-1996 and is now protected as a Grade 1 listed property by the Malta Environment and Planning Authority, as part of the National Inventory of Cultural Property of the Maltese Islands. ]

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