Top Attractions in Birgu (Vittoriosa)
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- A well presented collection of artifacts providing an insight to the hardship and trauma of the second world war from the perspective of the ordinary maltese civilian.
See the remnants of wartime Malta diplayed in the museum then experience first hand the conditions in the air raid shelters. See the operating rooms, treatment areas and sleeping arrangements people used whilst sheltering from the massive air raids which Malta suffered at the hands of the Italians and Germans.Written 15 August 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- My husband and I visited Fort St. Angelo as part of a multi-site ticket that included the Inquisitor's Palace and the Tarxien Temples. Although Fort St. Angelo was the biggest site, I was least impressed with it. Standing at the fort helped me appreciate the strategic and military significance of the location and of Malta in general across millennia.
The fort would really appeal to a military history buff. I was less interested in the 20th-century military history and the architectural details of the structure of the fort.
I should note that my husband and I ended up going around noon on a very hot day, so we stayed in what shade there was and were desperate for AC. It would be smart to go at a cooler time of day and year!
The multi-site ticket is a good value, and I do recommend seeing all three locations!Written 2 August 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- We enjoyed our visit to this church. Indeed, after all the gold and extensive decoration at the Co-cathedral of St. John, this was a refreshing change - a much simpler, less grand place that seems more like a parish church. The history of the church is also very interesting. Some restoration work was ongoing but it did not detract from our visit. A small donation was requested to enter.Written 18 July 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Interesting museum detailing the Roman inquisition in the heart of historic Birgu. Informative and evocative with videos to bring to live.Written 29 June 2022
- Visited with our Heritage multipass. The ground floor exhibits were engines, machines and tools used on ships.
Upstairs was better with models of ships through the years and various displays.
The building itself is interesting being a former Naval bakery.
If you tie it in with other heritage sites in Birgu it is worth a visit.Written 28 July 2019
- If you are passing, then you should pop in, climb the stairs and have a short look. It is a very interesting, restored room. What was most interesting is what looks like a well in the corner, or was it a privy? Leave a donation to help with further restoration.Written 20 November 2021
- Calling in to this small museum in a very hot and sunny morning we were initially just happy to escape the heat for a few moments.
Due to the really friendly and knowledgeable man in charge we began to appreciate what a treasure trove of artefacts we had stumbled across. He obviously loved his exhibits and had a few rooms absolutely crammed with all sorts of bits and pieces some religious but others from the local area and of local interest.
Truly a labour of love.Written 31 July 2019
- We were lucky to find it open. This small oratory is a hidden gem. No tickets but donations accepted.Written 20 November 2020
- Nice place to visit if you are nearby. I would not travel just to see Notre Dame Gate by itself, but if you are nearby - go check it out!Written 11 August 2021
- Very good place! I suggest it for sure to visit this place.very clean in a place which you can get it with public transportationWritten 22 June 2021
- One of the nicest buildings in Vittoriosa. It is a pleasure to wander around these streets and get lost.Written 20 November 2020
- We enjoyed St Anne’s church’s view while walking around in Birgu!
The church’s architecture and aesthetics are great!Written 3 July 2018
- We only came across this area due to doing a tour with Rolling Geeks and I personally think that the whole Collachio Area is one of the most scenic and colourful I came across in the whole of Malta.
I would liked to have visited on foot but we came across this area on the last day of our holiday and we weren't staying local.
Definitely take a visit.Written 20 July 2022
- Fondazzjoni Wirt Artna is not an attraction nor a museum but a NGO committed to preserving the history of Malta. They run the Malta at War Museum, Lascaris War Rooms and Fort Rinella and offer a combo ticket which can be purchased online and well in advance of your visit. They also are obviously looking after other sites across Malta which are not necessarily open to the public (yet), Mistra Battery overlooking St Paul's Bay being an example. Not to be confused with Heritage Malta, this organisation, in my opinion, deserves all the support we can offer by visiting their sights.Written 20 June 2018
- It’s a very large and dominating church but once inside there is nothing truly special about this place compared to other churches in area.Written 13 October 2018
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