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In Guardia Parade

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Good spectacle

Although it's not being held at the moment (we saw it in 2018), it should be worth watching when... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2019
Warsaw, Poland
Well worth the money

I saw the In Guardia Parade at Fort St Elmo advertised on the Visit Malta website. It happens a... read more

Reviewed December 3, 2017
Long Eaton, United Kingdom
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Apr 29, 2019
“Good spectacle”
Dec 3, 2017
“Well worth the money”
In Guardia Parades are re-enactments of an authentic historical event that took place in the late 16th century. In it there will be demonstrated the regular inspection of the Palace garrison by the Grand Bailiff of the Order of the Knights of St...more
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| Fort St Elmo, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2291 5560
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Reviewed April 29, 2019

Although it's not being held at the moment (we saw it in 2018), it should be worth watching when the spectacle is reinstated. In 2018 it was held in Fort St Elmo. The show presents the inspection of the Fort by the Grand Bailiff in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

I saw the In Guardia Parade at Fort St Elmo advertised on the Visit Malta website. It happens a couple of times each month - on the first Sunday of our holiday. It was not a free event as I had thought, so we had...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank frandango
Reviewed October 3, 2017

We missed in last year because it was the wrong place and the wrong day, so this year with arrived early and in the right place not the Grand Masters Palace in Valletta. But Fort St Elmo is a great setting but definitely a suntrap...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Cricketman_10
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Went there together with some friends by accident on a free Sunday in Valletta, a day before our departure home. The colourful parade appeared to be just the raisin atop the cake! Thank you, all actors and participants. Will recommend you to the visitors of...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank IlzeK26
Reviewed February 25, 2017

My wife and I saw In Guardia on a relatively warm February day. You book at the main office at Fort St. Elmo and the price is just 7 euros. That gets you a seat for a 45 minute reenactment of a parade where the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank absinthe_boy
Reviewed February 22, 2017

A historical Re-Enactment of a full 16th Century Military parade from the time of the knights of St John.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Stefan2508
Reviewed November 8, 2016

Recommended by Lonely Planet, a very good call. Most entertaining, well presented, great costumes and an enthusiastic group of performers. Seating available. Good value for money.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Hugh H
Reviewed November 1, 2016

The tourist office suggested we go to this reenactment. They told us that its really we made. And have to say, they were spot on. Its a first class reenactment show!!! Well done to all people involved. I have a blast. It was like being...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank MercuryCube
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Re-enactment from the time of the Knights of St John including weapon handling and fighting skills. The costumes are excellent and give a good overview of dress in that period of time.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Keith P
Reviewed July 4, 2016

The 'in Guardia' has moved from Fort Elmo to the Grand Masters Palace, and is held in Neptune courtyard. The parade portrays an inspection carried out by the Grand Bailiff of the Order of St John. Following the inspection a re-enactment takes place, where we...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Linda R
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