Buttigieg Francia Palace

The Palace which replaced the former foundry of the Order, (hence it is also known as the Ferreria), is comprised of a
whole block of four floors and basement.

The façades especially that on Triq ir-Repubblika, are richly decorated in an eclectic mix of architectural motifs prevalent
of the late 19th century. The decorations combine neo-classical, neo-gothic and local traditional architectural styles.
Other features used on the stone of the façade, such as finials, were also included in the wooden balconies, thus
making the design of the façade more homogenous. The building was the first to integrate timber balconies into the