Malta8, Naxxar Palazzo Parisio2

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YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THIS PRESENTATION HERE: http://www.slideshare.net/michaelasanda/malta8-palazzo-parisio2 Thank you! Palazzo Parisio is located in the heart of Naxxar, just opposite the church. Palazzo Parisio was built in the 19th century by Marquis Giuseppe Scicluna as his own private residence. The magnificent walled gardens of the Palazzo Parisio, Naxxar, rank among the finest in Malta and are the only privately-owned gardens open to the public. Classically Baroque in style, they are a charming mixture of Italian symmetry and Mediterranean colour and perfumes, with seasonal appeal all year round. Many exotic species including jacaranda and oleander, over 65 species of hibiscus, a vast collection of bougainvillea

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Malta 8 Palazzo Parisio Naxxar 2

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Palazzo Parisio is located in the heart of Naxxar, just opposite the church. Palazzo Parisio was built in the 19th century by Marquis Giuseppe Scicluna as his own private residence, with lavish artistic designs, decorated ceilings and murals, rare objects d’art, refined architecture and charming gardens. The Ballroom of Mirrors has an elaborate and lively style, making it an ideal location for weddings and other important events. The splendid gardens are the only private gardens in Malta that are open to visitors. They have a classic baroque style that combines symmetry and Mediterranean flowers all year long.

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The magnificent walled gardens of the Palazzo Parisio, Naxxar, rank among the finest in Malta and are the only privately-owned gardens open to the public. Classically Baroque in style, they are a charming mixture of Italian symmetry and Mediterranean colour and perfumes, with seasonal appeal all year round. Many exotic species including jacaranda and oleander, over 65 species of hibiscus, a vast collection of bougainvillea

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Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

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Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

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Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

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Construction stone was quarried on site, creating an enormous excavated space that, tied to various wells in the area, was turned into a gigantic reservoir extending sight unseen under the gardens. An intricate irrigation system was installed during Marquis Giuseppe’s renovation of the palazzo.

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Bougainvillea

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Bougainvillea

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Bougainvillea

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Bougainvillea

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Bougainvillea

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Bougainvillea

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Bougainvillea

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Plumeria (common name Frangipani) are native to Central and South America

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Plumeria (common name Frangipani)

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Plumeria (Frangipani)

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Plumeria (Frangipani)

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Plumeria (Frangipani)

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Plumeria (Frangipani)

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Banksia

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There are 173 Banksia species, and all but one occur naturally only in Australia

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Banksia

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Odontonema-callistachyum Purple-Firespike

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Odontonema-callistachyum Purple-Firespike

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Odontonema strictum Firespike

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Odontonema strictum (Firespike)

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