St Julian's Archbishop Michael Gonzi
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A unique glimpse of a bygone era in St Julian’s

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This is how St Julian’s looked in the 1960s.

Spinola Bay has changed so much since this incredible footage was recorded in 1968.

The area has been transformed over the decades, turning from a quiet fishing harbour into Malta’s most popular tourist resort with a host of bars, restaurants, kiosks and hotels.

The town is named after its patron saint who was also known as Julian the Hospitaller and Julian the Poor.

The annual feast of St Julian is celebrated in the town on the last Sunday of every August.

As well as Spinola Bay, Balluta Bay is also popular with families and tourists.

The film shows the Carmelite Church at Balluta during a 1968 visit by the Archbishop of Malta Sir Michael Gonzi.

 

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