Metropolis, Gżira

This commercial and residential complex keeps the individual needs and unique taste of the upper end market in mind. All of its residents enjoy a breath-taking, priceless and unparalleled views of the Valletta fortifications, Ta’ Xbiex Marina, Sliema creek and Manoel Island.

All ancillary services and amenities that the modern lifestyle individual would need are to be found in the Metropolis. The complex is complemented by four levels of underground, a central lobby with concierge facilities, retail outlets, swimming pool, gymnasium and spa. The business sector is also sure to be met with a solid infrastructure and resource base carefully planned and created to meet the increasing demand for high quality office space fit for Malta’s emerging service-based industry. All offices and residential spaces will also enjoy direct vertical access from the underground parking area.

 

Shopping and Leisure

Gzira benefits largely from its central location – convenient road access as well as its proximity to the capital of Valletta, Malta’s shopping central Sliema and the Ta’ Xbiex yacht marina.

City

Gzira is a modern town in the north-east coast of Malta between Sliema and Msida along the promenade of Marsamxett harbour. Gzira has an area of 1.0 km2 and around 7,500 residents.

Many of the old houses in Gzira have been replaced with new and luxurious blocks of flats over the
last decade, yet keeping much of Gzira’s charm and character. One can still find a few traditional Maltese houses with the typical small balconies. Gzira is a perfect combination of modern and tradition, providing all amendments of modern life while charming its visitors with peacefulness and tranquillity of this historic town.

History and Culture

Gzira means, “island” in Maltese and the town derives its name from the Manoel Island situated in the middle of the harbour. Manoel Island was named after the Grandmaster Manuel De Vilhena who built Fort Manoel in 1726. Gzira is popular for its beautiful views of Valletta and Marsamxett Harbour, its yacht marina, seafront and public garden as well as being close to the University of Malta, Sliema and Valletta.

The town has a rich history and many cultural attractions, the most popular being the Manoel Island, Fort Manoel, and Gzira Parish Church dedicated to Our Lady of Mount Carmel.