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Address: 91 Parish Square, Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: 79521970
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2.40 euros to relive some amazing and heart pulling history.

I stumbled across the shelters by chance. The lovely elderly Maltese gent having a laugh with me as I paid my small fee. Once inside it amazes you just what the Maltese people... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stumbled across the shelters by chance. The lovely elderly Maltese gent having a laugh with me as I paid my small fee. Once inside it amazes you just what the Maltese people went through. The long tunnels are spooky at times and filled with history. Although they are tunnels and bare in the main (a few mannequins in place... More 

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Padiham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The air raid shelter is in melliha town next to the monestry , it was only a couple of euros in the man at the entrance was very friendly and was more than happy to give you more information. Also youcan go tothe monestry next to it , and there is a nice cafe with fantastic views , top tip... More 

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Newbury
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

How brave were the nation of Malta? How strong, resilient and inventive were the people? The created this underground shelter by digging and digging and digging! The history held withing the various chambers of the main artery of tunnels screams with not only the vibes of fear and exhaustion but an overriding feeling of hope. This is a must see... More 

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Thank TheHarve
Wiltshire
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27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fascinating tunnels and history. You have to be interested in the tunnels and their construction. The man at the entrance is very funny and interesting if you engage him in conversation.

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Thank boboWiltshire
Bury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The shelter takes you back to the war and how the people dug such a large shelter is amazing. The shelter is well worth a visit

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Thank John D
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We found the Air Raid Shlter quite by accident. The guy who runs it is most knowledgeable since his grandfather had a hand in carving the shelter from the rock. I stopped a couple of times after our first visit for a chat and he pointed me in the direction of other attractions. Not to be missed!

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Thank Jon754
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109 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting visit that happened by chance whilst visiting the area. I was lucky enough to have a local gent at the entrance on my visit who had personal knowledge of the shelter as a child. His friendly attitude and remarkable memory added to the whole experience.

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Low price to enter 2.40. Interesting example of the history of the way people managed to cope, good!

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Thank Barbara W
Ceredigion, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the shelters expecting to just have a short walk in and was surprised at the scale .was like stepping back in time . What an interesting time we had ,the tunnels go on and on and you get a real feeling of how it must have been . Recommend a visit if you are in the area . The... More 

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1 Thank Gaynor K
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

an amazing step back in history. hard to imagine how it really was but speak to John at the entrance as he experienced the war first hand and is a joy to listen to. Ps the dog is called fox!

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