Never-Before-Seen Images Show Malta 100 Years Ago

Malta almost looks like somewhere from another planet in these brilliant nostalgic images from almost 100 years ago.

Most of the photographs take us back to post-war Malta in the 1920s – and some places are unrecognisable from today.

But how well do you know ‘Lost Malta’?

Take our Bay Retro quiz to find out. We’ve put the answers at the bottom of the page.


1. Marsascala or Marsalforn?

2. Msida or St Paul’s Bay?

3. Marsascala or Xlendi?

4. Mellieha or Qala?

5. Vittoriosa or Valletta?

6. Kalkara or Marsalforn?

7. Marsaxlokk or Marsascala?

8. Xemxija or Kalkara?

9. Xlendi or Marsalforn?

10. Sliema or Valletta?

How did you do? Here are the answers:

1. Marsalforn

2. Msida

3. Xlendi

4. Mellieha

5. Valletta

6. Kalkara

7. Marsascala

8. Xemxija

9. Xlendi

10. Valletta

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