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Isn’t going to take more than a glance to appreciate a good bit of architecture. Love the way it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Built by the British

Visited Victoria Gate with my son, on our way back towards the centre of Valletta, after having... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the entry point to Valletta. A little local dates or other treats outside on the right hand in one of kiosks for 40 cents. It’s local, and I think you should try.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Isn’t going to take more than a glance to appreciate a good bit of architecture. Love the way it sits within the buildings and you can appreciate it from differing levels. Is in a part of town that you have to make an effort to...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2018

Visited Victoria Gate with my son, on our way back towards the centre of Valletta, after having visited the Breakwater Bridge, the Siege Bell War Memorial, and Lower Barrakka Gardens. It is a little difficult to locate for those that are not familiar with the...More

Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed June 26, 2018

This gate is located about a 5 minute walk from the Barrakka lift and is the Gateway from the Harbour to the City. It was built by the British in 1885 to replaced the existing 300 year old gate that they considered inadequate to meet...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Another masterpiece of architecture, contributing to the overall aristocratic view of old Valletta. Nice start of a walking tiurr of 5his area.

Thank Jan V
Reviewed June 15, 2018

This is a pretty gate but it is somewhat out of the way to get to. It is located on one of the lower streets between the Upper and Lower Barrakka Gardens Be careful as it is on a busy roadway. The limestone structure was...More

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Reviewed June 6, 2018

Needs a good clean but impressive architecture all the same. Appropriate reminder of ties with Britain in nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Thank Liz T
Reviewed June 1, 2018

We passed through this every day we went nto Valletta town, so eventually it lost it's appeal. This descent into normalness is only to be expected as there is a wealth of other oversized monumental buildings in Malta.

Thank DemoDave
Reviewed June 1, 2018

Victoria Gate is another stunning site in Valletta - a city which is truly photogenic! It has been tastefully and lovingly restored, and is well worth a visit.

Thank Simon S
Reviewed May 31, 2018

And easily missed, as it forms part of a quite busy road. But well worth searching for. Most easily accessed from the harbour side below Barraka?

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