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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 11 October 2018
Y8689CIdebbiew
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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 15 July 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As you wander about the higgledy piggledy streets, walkways and steps of Valletta you come across impressive stone structures like this. The modern world around you perhaps spoils the historic feel and importance and the cars driving through don’t help but this is well looked...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

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.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Y8689CIdebbiew
Reviewed 15 July 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 26 June 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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dan L
Reviewed 19 June 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.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 16 June 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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank RLWOrangePark
Reviewed 6 June 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Liz T
Reviewed 2 June 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.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DemoDave
Reviewed 2 June 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.

Date of experience: May 2018
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