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Address: Victoria, Malta

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A nice place to see the history

From WWII shelter to walls from beginning of the history, the Cittadella is amazing. A great view of Gozo, a beautiful church to rest and pray and a lot of good restaurants... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2014
St. Paul's Bay, Malta
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Situated in Gozo’s capital city of Victoria, the Citadella is visible from almost all the Island, rising steeply above the surrounding countryside. The Citadella owns its roots to the late medieval era. The hill has been occupied since Neolithic times, before the arrival of the Knights of St. John, and it was also known as Gaulcouis Civitas. Walking at the... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 April 2015

There is a lot of restoration & stonework going on, lots of scaffolding everywhere and many walkways closed. It was very frustrating. There are several museums inside the walls but all require separate entry fees

Thank daleshep
St. Paul's Bay, Malta
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Reviewed 25 November 2014

From WWII shelter to walls from beginning of the history, the Cittadella is amazing. A great view of Gozo, a beautiful church to rest and pray and a lot of good restaurants around. Must be see! PS: the site is "under restoration" but you can walk inside.

Thank Pmichelazzo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2014 via mobile

Great historic site with excellent views all round worth a visit not to many tourists. Parking can be a bit tricky. Be sure to go around sunset time.

Thank Lighter77
Birkirkara, Malta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2014

Although massive restoration works are being carried out, the place has lots to offer. Worth a re-visit once completed

Thank vendrizi
Swieqi, Malta
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Reviewed 9 September 2014

A place not to be missed while in Gozo.. even though, major works are going on but there are still ways and means to go around. Definitely, would go again once the works are completed.

Thank Barbara F

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