Santa Venera is a town in the Central region of Malta with a population of 6,932 people in an area of 0.9km² making this a very densely populated town.
The most famous landmark found in Santa Venera, are the Wignacourt Aqueducts which were used for transporting water from the old city of Mdina to Valletta. The Aqueducts have been very well preserved in the Santa Venera area and were built by the Grand Master Wignacourt between 1611 and 1615.
Casa Leoni, a palace dating from 1730 was built by Grand Master Antonio Manoel de Vilhena and can be found next to the arches lifting the Aqueduct. Surrounded by Romeo Romano Gardens which is open to the public you can find an exhibition of ancient tools used in agriculture. In other parts of the garden you will find a farmhouse and well-kept old water mill.
The Carmelite Friars ran the old Church of Santa Venera from 1912 which became a Parish six years later. In 2005, the Friars built a new church which was blessed as the new Parish Church for Santa Venera.
Santa Venera is made up mainly of terraced houses but more recently a lot of new apartment blocks have been built.
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