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In Guardia Parade

| Fort St Elmo, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2291 5560
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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 3 December 2017
frandango
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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In Guardia Parade a Colourful spectacle.

We missed in last year because it was the wrong place and the wrong day, so this year with arrived... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Cricketman_10
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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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. John in charge of military affairs. During the re-enactment the garrison will carry out military exercises to prove that it is in a high state of alertness.
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| Fort St Elmo, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 3 December 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

2  Thank frandango
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Reviewed 3 October 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

1  Thank Cricketman_10
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Reviewed 27 February 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

2  Thank Ilze K
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Reviewed 26 February 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

2  Thank absinthe_boy
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

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

Thank Stefan2508
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Reviewed 9 November 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.

1  Thank Hugh H
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Reviewed 2 November 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

2  Thank Mercury C
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Reviewed 12 October 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.

Thank Keith P
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Reviewed 5 July 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

2  Thank Linda R
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

This was held at the grand masters palace. Cost was 7 euro to watch. Was a lot of fun to see well worth the price. Watch the parade for free in the streets then watch the live show in cortyard of palace great for all...More

Thank Andrew L
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