Auberge de Castille

Local nameAuberge de Castille
LocationGżira, Malta

The Auberge de Castille is an auberge in Valletta, Malta, that now houses the Office of the Prime Minister of Malta. The auberge is located at Castille Place, close to Saint James Cavalier, the Malta Stock Exchange, and the Upper Barrakka Gardens. It sits at the highest point of Valletta and overlooks Floriana and the Grand Harbour area.

Built in the Baroque style under the magistracy of Manuel Pinto da Fonseca in the 1740s, it replaced a 1574 building erected to house knights of the Order of Saint John from the langue of Castile, León and Portugal.The name Castille is often used as a metonym to refer to the Prime Minister and his office, as the White House is used to refer to the Executive Office of the President of the United States.

Tags Mannerist ArchitectureHistoric BuildingBaroque ArchitectureHistoricalResidence
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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auberge_de_Castille

Official website http://www.cityofvalletta.org/content.aspx?id=46675

Address Castille Square, La Valletta, Malta

Coordinates 35°53'45.354" N 14°30'40.325" E

Tours and activities: Auberge de Castille

Malta Shore Excursion: Private tour of Valletta, Vittoriosa and Hagar Qim Temple

from 110 USD

Malta Shore Excursion: Private Tour of Historic Palaces and Noble Homes

from 81 USD

Malta Shore Excursion: Private tour of Valletta and Mdina

from 72 USD

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