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Object name:
Pinto Battery

Address:
Malta

Added by:
Sheila Pitts

Add date:
2020-12-08 10:51

Object description

Pinto Battery , also known as Għżira Battery or Kechakara Battery, is a former artillery battery in Birżebbuġa, Malta. It was built by the Order of Saint John between 1715 and 1716 as one of a series of coastal fortifications around the coasts of the Maltese Islands. The battery has been heavily altered over time, and the blockhouse now houses a bar and a garage, while the gun platform and parapet have been largely destroyed, with only the general outline still visible.

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