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Address: The Embassy Complex | St Lucy Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1185, Malta
Phone Number: 00356 27220071
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10:00 am - 3:15 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 3:15 pm
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Description: Valletta Living History is a 35 minute, high definition, docudrama, in the...
Valletta Living History is a 35 minute, high definition, docudrama, in the form of an audio visual show, depicting the history, culture and lifestyle of Malta and the Maltese. Re-live the arrival of Valletta’s earliest settlers; the Great Siege that erupted between the Knights of St John and the fierce Ottoman Empire; French and British rule; as well as the city’s heroic role in World War II till present day. An audiovisual spectacular, the show provides great entertainment for all the family, right in the heart of Malta’s capital city Valletta. It provides fantastic insight into the history of the capital, local culture and Maltese society, through a documentary that charts Valletta’s evolution over the centuries. Travel Back Through Time! Valletta Living History takes you on a journey through time to discover Valletta’s incredible past! This leading Maltese attraction showcases the city’s major milestones, its rich architectural heritage and the ways of life of its population at every stage of its development.
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Lovely city

What a lovely city Valletta is and steeped in history with fabulous architecture, however what have the Maltese government done to the city entrance gateway? they have demolised a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

What a lovely city Valletta is and steeped in history with fabulous architecture, however what have the Maltese government done to the city entrance gateway? they have demolised a 500 year old arched gate and built a monstrosity in its place, shame! as the rest of Valletta is very unspoilt, however they have reconstructed the old opera house into an... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We come to Malta every year or so and a place that we always get to is the capital of Malta, Valletta. This place is full of history and it is not possible to describe what there is to see in a few lines. A visit to this beautiful city is a must. The history is incredible !

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

It gave a potted overview of the history of Malta without being long winded and boring. Good value for money. Lots of steps down but I think there is a lift

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Birzebbuga, Malta
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

IT was very interesting tour. I love ghost story`s and I love the the tour and if I had the chance I would go again. The tourguid was very kind and i love the way he talks and the way he says the story`s

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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143 reviews 143 reviews
47 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Multilingual presentation with individual headsets and multilingual controller. Excellent cinema, comfortable seating and attentive/helpful staff. Nice mix of well acted narrative and well staged re-enactments at various locations. Look out for discount vouchers found in the likes of the 'What's on in (month)' booklet and perhaps elsewhere. A little bit pricey but hey you're on holiday!

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Radlett, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
32 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This was a very informative film, taking us through the ages from theTurkish sieges to present day. A little bit cheesy at times in its delivery, the reconstructions with actors were good and relevant. Hardly anyone else in the film theatre though, so either the location (within a shopping complex in a side street) is difficult to find or the... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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80 reviews 80 reviews
26 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

You'll have a good grasp of Maltese history after watching this short film. I think we were the only people in the theatre - So don't worry about crowds. It's right down the street from St. John's so you don't have to go out of your way.

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We went to three audio / visual shows. This was the second show that we experienced. A short presentation (about 30 minutes or so), but with more information provided compared with the 5D show (and more focused on Valletta). Hugely overpriced. I would say that no more than 6 Euros would have been fair price. For me and my wife,... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Fantastic architecture and a blend of modern shops in old world settings. Lots of hostorical information and experiences. We chose the 5D experience and whilst it was reasonably interesting, we did not feel it was worth the money paid and wished we had tried one of the other attractions. Some good photo opportunities and brilliant views.

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Melbourne, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This 30 minute film tells an interesting story of Valletta's colourful history. It's also a welcome place to rest from the heat outside .

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Address: Address: The Embassy Complex | St Lucy Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1185, Malta
Phone Number: 00356 27220071
Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 3:15 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 3:15 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 3:15 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 3:15 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 3:15 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 3:15 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:15 pm

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