Car Hire Sliema
Tas-Sliema, or simply Sliema, is a beautiful city in Malta, located more exactly on the island's northeast coast. The history of Sliema goes back to 1565, when it was a camp center for Turkish loops and was named il-Qortin. Later on, Sliema was developed as Fort Tigne in the 18th century. Even though it started as a quiet fishing village, Sliema has registered a significant growth throughout the years. According to the 2010 census, Sliema has a total population of 15,242 residents and spans on a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 sq km). Sliema is now an important residential, commercial and shopping center, being also home to numerous restaurants, cafes, and modern hotels.
Top Attractions within Sliema
The Palazzo Capua is an impressive edifice in Sliema, right in the heart of the city. The palace has been converted into a hotel with beautiful rooms overlooking the city. Another landmark of Sliema is the Savoy Hotel.
The Stella Maris Church, the Mother Parish of Sliema, is a beautiful Roman Catholic church and the most important religious site in Sliema at the same time. The church dates back to 1853, when its construction started. Other churches and religious site you could visit while in Sliema include The Madonna tas-Sacro Cuor Parish Church (Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Parish Church), the Chapel of Our Lady of Graces, In-Nazzarenu, and Our Lady of Mount Carmel.
The Waterfront of Sliema is a beautiful place where you can take long, pleasant walks. If you like walking by the sea during the night, come here and you will be impressed with the numerous restaurants and cafes. The panoramic views you can admire from here are simply spectacular.
Restaurants. Sliema is a great provider of culinary opportunities that you can enjoy in the numerous restaurants that the city has, such as L'Artist, TemptAsian Restaurant & Lounge, Mint, Salisbury Arms Pub, Ta'Kris Restaurant, La Cuccagna, La Cucina del Sole Trattoria, Penny Black Bar, Serafino, and many others.