Photographer's Note

The Cathedral in the Citadel

Another photo from the Cittadella in the capital of Gozo, Victoria, with a view from the southern ramparts of the fortifications.

This is the Cathedral of the Assumption, seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Gozo and dedicated to the Assumption of Mary. In Roman times, it was already the site of a temple dedicated to Juno, whose remains are still part of the present-day church. The temple was converted into a church following the Christianization of Malta and subsequently destroyed when the islands came under Arab rule. A new church was built at the end of the 13th century, but damaged in an earthquake in 1693, which led to the construction of the current Baroque church, designed by Lorenzo Gafà and completed in 1711.

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Exif Data:
Make: SONY
Model: DSC-HX400V
Software: PaintShop Pro 16,00
Exposure Time: 1/2000 sec
F-Stop: f/3.5
ISO Speed Ratings: 80
Focal Length: 841/100 mm
Date Taken: 2019-01-01 15:36
Metering Mode: Pattern
Flash: Flash did not fire, auto mode
File Size: 1532 kb

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Additional Photos by Lars Zwemmer (Tue) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12960 W: 57 N: 22979] (86966)
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