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A bridge with a difference!

After hearing about Breakwater Bridge, my son and I set out to find it whilst on a day trip to... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2018
A different view of the Grand Harbour

If you're reasonably fit and want to get away from the crowd this could be for you. Access to the... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2018
Gervaise T
Ilford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 21, 2016

Suggested walk: you can walk around the complete Valletta Bay, at sea level, well below the town of Valletta. Start at the Sliema ferry port, and walk around the Fort St Elmo. You will pass this rather new bridge (mainly financed by the EU). It's...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it used to be a bridge that was destroyed by the italian navy in ww2 , built lately (too modern and expensive in my opinion) and sadly not well maintained , now closed for public , so its basically nice to look at mainly at...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2018

After hearing about Breakwater Bridge, my son and I set out to find it whilst on a day trip to Valletta. It is a bit off the beaten path, and can be a little tricky to find the entrance steps to, to commence the walk....More

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Reviewed June 12, 2018

If you're reasonably fit and want to get away from the crowd this could be for you. Access to the bridge can be made via a set of stairs next to the Malta Experience along the rocky shoreline. Rough rock steps get you to the...More

Thank Gervaise T
Reviewed April 16, 2018

if you are interested in architecture, it is worth visiting the bridge. to do this, you have to go on foot with Sliema to Valletta, it's easy to get lost

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

If you take a walk towards Valetta from Silema, you will see this bridge, from the side. The harbour cruises go under it, but we couldn't find anyway of getting to it, to cross it.

1  Thank malc1005
Reviewed January 12, 2018

Visited the place with my family after reading that it was open again however in January 2018 it was still closed.

Thank gfspiteri
Reviewed October 22, 2017

This steel&wooden bridge designed for pedestrian usage is located below St. Elmo fort and was quite recently completed (2012).

Thank SmileyKay
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Well I am surprised this is on Trip Advisor. We went under it as part of a superb 90 minute Harbour Cruise with a superb on board audio commentary. It included this bridge and its history

Thank R N
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

Located below the St Elmo fort and at the mouth of the Grand Harbour, this is place which provides very nice views. You'll see it upclose for sure if you're going to Grand Harbour by boat.

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Reviewed December 21, 2016

The present Breakwater bridge is a reconstruction of the original. The bridge itself is not a highlight but the location is a great place to be.

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