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Address: St. Elmo Pl., Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: 226400
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St. Elmo's Hidden (??) Footpath

Fort St. Elmo's was/is closed due to renovations, but it's still possible to view this magnificent structure from the seaside footpath that snakes around its outer perimeter. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Victoria, Canada
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Lancashire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Our family of three including a nine year old had an absolutely WONDERFUL time at Fort St. Elmo in Valletta. We paid 7E adults and think only 3E child for the most amazing show. Inside the fort walls on various dates (Sundays) throughout the year more than 50 costumed re-enactors put on a show which lasts under an hour but... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Fort St. Elmo's was/is closed due to renovations, but it's still possible to view this magnificent structure from the seaside footpath that snakes around its outer perimeter. I followed this path on several occasions and never saw another person. It could be that most visitors don't know this path even exists. The footpath offers great views of the sea and... More 

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Pelhrimov, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Was closed for renovation during our first and second visit to Valletta so cannot say much about it, from the outside it looks really beautiful and impressive. The renovation seems to be going fast so hopefully the fortress will be open to public again soon.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

You will come across this Fort on your walk around Valetta's waterfront. This was closed for renovation on our last visit, and was covered in tarpaulins.. but this time, it was uncovered.. and beautiful. The renovation looks amazing, and made for wonderful photos. Sadly, the fort itself was closed when we went past. so we shall visit again.

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Haz-Zebbug, Malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We enjoyed the guided tour to this Fort , guides were very detailed in explaining and recounting the history . Area is undergoing restoration but most of it had been already restored , may I say to very High levels . All the gate money from the guided tours is going to its restoration , so go get a bit... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Part of any visit to Birgu, but unfortunately it is closed for renovations so you only get to see it from the outside.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We admired this fort as our cruise ship entered Valletta and slowly made its way past to dock. It looked magnificent but we were told it was only opened [partially] on the weekends and therefore we could not visit. But if the inside is anything like the outside, it would be well and truly worth a visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

It's currently closed, so don't expect to go inside. However, the roughly hewn sandstone walls attest to the power of the building. It once dominated, along with its sister forts, the entrance to the Grand Harbour.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Even if closed off for renovations it is an imposing structure and great to see the backdrop And setting for many films. It can also be viewed when you take a cruise of 9 harbours of Malta giving a view from the sea.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Fort looks very beautiful and interesting, but unfortunately it is closed for restoration. I was looking forward to this visit, 'cause I'm a huge fan of Game of thrones, which first season is shot here, but was quite dissapointed.

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