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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a really imposing building and is the present-day Office of the Prime Minister of Malta, and was built by the Knights in the 1570s. It served as an auberge for the langue of Castile, León and Portugal.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nickpayne82
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is to day the Office of the Prime Minister. Just round the corner at Merchants Street you will find two other magnificent Auberges. If you come from the Valletta Cruise Liner terminal you take the Barrakka Lift and on leaving the garden you will...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Paul M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Baroque Castle, now the residence of the Prime Minister. Outside is very impressive, I do not know if it can be seen from inside.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 27 November 2018

It sits right on Castille Plaza and is very eye catching. Such a beautiful building. Castille Plaza is right next to the Upper Barrakka Gardens.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 19 November 2018

One of the historic auberges of one of the langues of the Knights of Malts, it is now the primeminister's residence. It commands a magnificent position at the entrance to the old city of Valletta and is a magnificent piece of mid eighteenth-century architecture.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jeremy G
Reviewed 26 October 2018

This beautiful building is the office of the prime minister of Malta. It was built in the 16th Century and was rebuilt in 1740s. Its baroque architecture style (and the two guns in front) is very interesting and attractive.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rami A
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Just after entering the old city from the bus station, going right toward the Northern Barrakka Gardens, we arrived at this place with this building. The facade is nice and at night it was light colored with a vivid pink. I don't know if everynight...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank neo_marcopolo
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Even so, I will give AdC a very good rating based on (i) its external appearance; and (ii) the fact that we saw the front doors opened for the arrival of the great and good of Malta for an Independence Day function on 21st September....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tim C
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful site . It dates back to the 1700’s and is now the Prime Minister’s office. It is at a very high point offering a great photo opportunity.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank easterntreker
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Really great example of how Maltese style of buildings can look. Really stunning mix of colours and ornate style.

Date of experience: August 2018
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