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Address: St. Elmo Pl., Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: 226400
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In Guardia Parade on Sunday morning

We came to the newly restored Fort St. Elmo to see the In Guardia Parade on Sunday morning. This was a re-enactment of a parade and troop review as would have taken place during... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We have walked past Fort St Elmo during previous visits to Malta, but have not been able to go inside. This year we found that the fort was finally open for visitors and there was an opportunity to go for a 'Malta through the lens' lecture and guided tour. We both enjoy our photography, so thouroughly enjoyed the lecture about... More 

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Cospicua (Bormla), Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Newly opened and very interesting. Well worth a visit. The war videos etc are very entertaining for all ages. Very insightful

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hobart
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This Fort only reopened the day before we arrived in Valletta. It is an excellent place to visit, the displays are really interesting and give a very good overview of the history of the Fort. It is very easy to guide yourself around and we enjoyed our visit

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Galashiels, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Sublime Fort, well preserved. Well worth a visit. Will tell you lots about Maltese fascinating rich history and its brave people

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Akaa, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Visiting there actually 2012 and then we couldn’t entry inside. That’s why only free star. What we see from Valletta streets and by walking around the ocean bank was interesting and quite massive. Have heard that this year you can access also inside and that’s one reason to go back Valletta.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We came to the newly restored Fort St. Elmo to see the In Guardia Parade on Sunday morning. This was a re-enactment of a parade and troop review as would have taken place during the time of the Knights of St. John, including the firing of period weapons. It was fun, but the parade ground got quite hot in the... More 

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Forres, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Unlike a lot of other defense structures this fort doesn't look particularly imposing. Once inside one can quickly appreciate what a powerful structure it would have been in its time. Interesting and has a nice little cafe as well

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Visited Fort St Elmo to watch the Guardia show only on Sundays cost 7 euros, it was a great re-enactment, lasted about a hour, there were cannon, flintlock rifles, pikes and swordsmanship. Also visited the newly opened museum, its well worth 10 euros, there are still things to finish off.

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

A great walk around this very interesting Fort, the history surrounding the place is excellent and well worth a visit.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Put Fort St Elmo on your list of places to visit whilst in Valletta. It has only just (re)opened in the early summer of 2015. A large visitor attraction with plenty of exhibits, explanations and commentaries to take you through Malta's long history of invasions and occupations. The attraction is right on the water's edge overlooking the Grand Harbour entrance.... More 

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Address: Address: St. Elmo Pl., Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: 226400
Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta

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