Birkirkara is the largest and most populated town in Malta. In recent years, it has expanded further with the building of new and more modern residences. In fact, a tiny a garden separates this new area from the traditional core which is characterised by alleyways, narrow streets and houses typical of small villages.
Sought After Areas
The Old Railway Station
St. Helen’s Basilica
The Wignacourt Aqueduct
Apartments in Birkirkara – Summary
Prices in Birkirkara
2015 3 bedroom apartment cost €160,000 to buy
2015 3 bedroom penthouse cost €200,000 to buy
2015 3 bedroom apartment cost €700 to rent monthly
2015 3 bedroom penthouse cost €900 to rent monthly
Why Live in Birkirkara?
In Birkirkara, one can find the remains of a third class carriage of the Old Railway Station. The train used to follow a single line from Valletta to Rabat and was later extended to incorporate Mdina as well. After its closure in 1931, it was restored and the grounds were transformed into a public garden. Other places of interest in Birkirkara include St Helen's basilica, one of the most beautiful churches on the Maltese islands, housing Malta's largest bell, and the 17th century aqueducts built by Grandmaster Wignacourt to provide water for the new city of Valletta. Another mark of the old times in Birkirkara is the two windmills, one of which is a well-known art gallery. Birkirkara is well known for shopping. It covers all shopping needs, including a local market which is set up weekly. Its central geographic profile makes it an advantage when residing in the vicinity since it is centrally located it is near the university and a 10minute drive from the capital city, Valletta.