From the bright lights of New York City to the ancient monuments of Jerusalem, every city has a special history that only becomes more interesting the deeper you dig—sometimes literally!
Take Valletta, which is the capital city of the Mediterranean island nation of Malta. You don’t need to know much about history to recognize that it’s an extraordinary—and extraordinarily beautiful—place.
Yet deep underground, there’s a secret that reveals a rich, exciting history that few people today are likely to know anything about. Prepare to take a fantastic journey!
Malta is a beautiful island nation in the heart of the Mediterranean, located between the north of Libya and the south of Italy. The Maltese government calls the capital city, Valletta, “Europe’s first planned city.”
The capital, like much of Malta, is truly a sight to behold, and it’s full of breathtaking, vertically-oriented architecture and gorgeous views. Yet, while the visible delights are numerous, there’s a dark secret hidden just beneath the surface… literally.
To fully understand, visitors have started to explore a certain area adjacent to the Maltese Law Courts that leads into a seemingly mundane garbage room. There, those curious enough to look will find a narrow spiral staircase that descends into a mysterious hidden lair…