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OPEN MONDAY - SUNDAY from 09.00 Till 17.00Hrs (last admission at 16.30Hrs). The Inquisitor's Palace, situated in the heart of Vittoriosa, is one of the very few surviving palaces of its kind which, in the early modern period could be found all over...more
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Main Gate Street, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta, Malta
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This is a must visit if you are into history. The only Inquisitors Palace that is open to the public. Easy to get to on the number 2 bus from Valletta. Once you have finished your visit a walk around the island is worthwhile.
Visiting the palace was a nice cultural experience. On the outside you can instantly notice the scars that the palace endured of the WWII bombs so closely landing to its location destroying much of Birgu's buildings but luckily missing this historical palace.
In here you...More
On my last trip to Malta I had purchased and read a book about the Palace but did not get to see it. I was amazed when I saw how much information was there when I finally got to see it this trip. As all...More
I suppose most tourists dont visit the 3 cities but as regular visitors we often come to birgu just to wander round and have lunch using the water taxi from valetta. This time we went to the inquisitors palace. It gives an insight into the...More
We found this palace by accident after a visit to the War Museum and we knew we had to have a look. It was built in the 1500's by the Order of St John as the law courts. The Catholic Church manned it with Inquisitors...More
Visited since there was an open day and entrance was free. The palace is very large and we were able to enter all the rooms such as the torture chamber, library, bedrooms, prison cells, kitchen, chapel, courtyard- amongst others. A guide accompanied us. Worth visiting.