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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“stunning views” (49 reviews)
“worth a visit” (81 reviews)
“building work” (21 reviews)
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Victoria, Island of Gozo, Malta
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"stunning views"
in 49 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 81 reviews
"building work"
in 21 reviews
"steeped in history"
in 20 reviews
"fortified city"
in 15 reviews
"within the walls"
in 19 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 18 reviews
"narrow streets"
in 33 reviews
"walk around"
in 19 reviews
"folklore museum"
in 15 reviews
"grain silos"
in 20 reviews
"free of charge"
in 18 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 13 reviews
"visiting gozo"
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"citadel"
in 635 reviews
"visitors"
in 126 reviews
"island"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are visiting Gozo you have to visit The Citadel, for the historical associations and also the views. You can walk aroung the Citadel for free. However, the 3.5 euros it costs (for a senior) for entry to the visitor centr and museum is...More

1  Thank anm53
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of the sights you have to set of at least 3 hours . Its amazing wandering through all this hitory at one place. Take your time , i am sure you will enjoy

Thank Tor Steinar E
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Though Victoria itself disappointed me (lots of tourists and toursit traps!), a visit to the Citadel is really interesting. Beautiful views, full of history, well explained. Ticket includes three other small but good museums. Can be crowded, but you should still include it if you...More

1  Thank RickKessel_Lo
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit towards the end of your stay... So you can see everywhere you have been.....especially if like us you cycled. The view of the island is great. Its lovely to walk around to get a sense of its history....More

Thank sue c
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There has been major restoration here! Very well done. Interesting history. Free entry. Self guided tour by reading signage. Wonderful views from the top. Be prepared for a climb!

Thank Margaret B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting the Citadel was not my first choice but to accommodate my wife I agreed, and I'm very glad that I did. The history and architecture is of course breathtaking and from the Citadel walls you can see the whole of Gozo But watch out...More

Thank Alan B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Entry tickets to the Citadel are 5 Euros and include entry to some of the buildings within the city walls (but disappointingly not the cathedral or cathedral museum which is a separate ticket). We headed straight to the top for brunch in the open-air (but...More

Thank cmxtwice
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Steeped in history, this fortress dominates the skyline of Victoria. If you want to get involved in the history of the island there are several facilities to help you learn more, but if you just want to experience the views from the top they're spectacular....More

Thank Primestop
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect views, free to walk around. But to be missed if visiting the capital. Steep hill on way up then steps but worth it.

Thank SunshineSally007
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a disabled person I rely on things like lifts/elevators to help me access places like the citadel. Both were broken on my visit, the main lift to the entrance of the citadel was faulty and I was forced to walk up three flights of...More

Thank DebraNAndrews
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Sue282
6 August 2017|
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Response from thesimpsonsatludlow | Reviewed this property |
There's a small car park at the top of the hill next to the wall, very close to the entrance. We paid around 2€ for as long as we wanted.
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Mary W
24 May 2017|
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Response from Bob P | Reviewed this property |
Reference should be ok but check with the agent. He should have given you a phone number. Or ask your hotel to check.
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Susan M
24 March 2017|
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Response from Andrea O | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry. I was there on a week day. You can walk around all days but I don´t knwo about the museum.
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