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St. Paul's Bay Wignacourt Tower

St. Paul's Bay, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2122 5952
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Hidden Gem

Came across this almost by accident. It is a pittance to get in but offers a real insight into the... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
DACampton
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Great views

We went during the New Year holiday so unfortunately the tower was closed on the inside. However... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Jason B
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Wiesbaden, Germany
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"spiral staircase"
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"living quarters"
in 4 reviews
"costs euros"
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"steep stone steps"
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"introductory video"
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"interesting place"
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"cheap entry"
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"lots of interesting information"
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"malta's history"
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"great place to visit"
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"breathtaking views"
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"worth the climb"
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"short film"
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"on display"
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"information boards"
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"step back in time"
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Came across this almost by accident. It is a pittance to get in but offers a real insight into the period of resistance to the Turks under the Order of St. John. There is a superb short introductory video and informative wall displays (further enhanced...More

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Tower-Curator, General Manager at St. Paul's Bay Wignacourt Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thanks for your visit and for sharing your experience here. Glad that you enjoyed your visit at the Tower. Looking forward to have you again in the future.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We went during the New Year holiday so unfortunately the tower was closed on the inside. However, the outside was very interesting and the views were worth a quick stop. Recommend going when it's open; I wish we had.More

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Tower-Curator, General Manager at St. Paul's Bay Wignacourt Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

We are very sorry that you didn't find us open. Our normal opening times are Mon to Sat 10am to 1pm. Our volunteers make their utmost to attend all year round to open the tower for visitors. Please do contact our head office during your...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

A small moment- interesting 5 min video as you enter the tower. Cost €2 per person. Spiral staircase leads to upper room which is setup as ancient living quarters. Interesting well and variety of artefacts. Original tower key displayed in glass case. Further staircase takes...More

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Tower-Curator, General Manager at St. Paul's Bay Wignacourt Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thanks for finding the time to send us your comments. Pleased that you enjoyed your visit at the Tower.

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Take a speedboat with skipper from near Hilton Hotel and make sure you take the journey to St. Paul's Island. Make sure you take enough time to go for a swim ..it's simply awesom

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Tower-Curator, General Manager at St. Paul's Bay Wignacourt Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Have you been to Wignacourt Tower while in St Paul's Bay, Sir ??????

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

A very interesting visit and great views from the top of the tower over to St Pauls Bay well worth a visit

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Tower-Curator, General Manager at St. Paul's Bay Wignacourt Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thanks for your visit and for finding the time to send us your comments.

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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Guide who runs this he’s informative brilliant filled in gaps for me he told me Gozo Romans built and mdina which used to be melita which Romans called it and Malta Mel Latin for honey ita I believes road wignacourt tower built 1610 others built...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

We have passed the Wignacourt Tower many times on our walks and decided, as it was open (10 - 1pm) we would have a look round. It costs 2 Euros and is money well spent. It only takes about 40 minutes or so to have...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

A budget look at history with great views from the top ( Larger people dont bother as stairs narrow !) It was intresting and the guide was very knowledgeable and listened to our questions and answered with knowledge.

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

We finally got to see this place, we kept missing open8ng times and it was worth the wait, really unusual and very well displayed so you feel the history as well as viewing it

Thank Denise H
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Tower-Curator, General Manager at St. Paul's Bay Wignacourt Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thanks for your visit. We are pleased you enjoyed the experience. Our volunteers do their utmost to open the place on a regular basis Monday to Saturday 10am to 1pm.

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit, the curator was so knowledgeable and keen to pass on his knowledge about the Knights of St John, when we left we felt like we had both learned so much, I would recommend this place as a must to anybody who...More

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Tower-Curator, General Manager at St. Paul's Bay Wignacourt Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Hi, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit at this historic tower. All our staff is specifically trained to look after our visitors and are very keen to answer any questions. Thanks for your visit. Looking forward to welcoming you at Wignacourt Tower on...More

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