Unlike most European castles it was not meant as a residence.
It still retains eleven towers, the most outstanding being the Torre de Menagem (Tower of the Keep), Torre do Haver ou do Tombo(Tower of Riches or Trumbling Tower), Torre do Paço (Tower of the Palace), Torre da Cisterna (Tower of the Cistern) and the Torre de São Lourenço (Tower of St. Ruins of older structures and a cistern still remain in a second courtyard.
Visitors can observe such trees as cork oak, olive, carob, strawberry, umbrella pine and various fruit trees, in memory of the vegetable garden of the Royal Palace of the Alcáçova. C.; (2) the remnants of the Moorish era residential area, from the time of the castle’s construction in the mid-11th century; (3) the ruins of the last palatine residence in the former alcáçova, destroyed by the earthquake of 1755.
One site above all others is special to Malta - the Hypogeum, a labyrinth of underground chambers probably used as both a burial site and a temple.
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There are no predatory animals to threaten passersby.
The great metropolis and its citizenry are self sufficient; every need can be met locally.