Now that the renovation is over, this amazing Citadel is in a class of its own. In the evenings it is especially evocative.
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Wow! We were truly awestruck by not only the renovations done to the citadel but also the care and attention given to depict the history of Gozo through the ages.
One more amazing historical site in Malta. Take your time to walk through the small streets and appreciate the beautiful view of the island.
The citadel looms over the capital of Gozo island, Rabat. It was built as a defence against raiding pirates and its walls are huge. There was room inside for the citizens to hide from their enemies. Present day 'invaders' are assisted by lifts and stairways...More
You can have a great walk and explore around the whole of the citadel giving you amazing views of Gozo, there are also various little shops and you can visit the cathedral (charged) which is quite an amazing building in itself
It's a bit of a treck up to the citadel but there are good views from the top. It's a fee attraction.
As part of a day tour of Gozo we visited the Citadel, unhappily, due todelays at the begining of the trip, we were only able spent 15min exploring. Much like the Fortress Saint Angelo, a huge amount of EU funds have been spent on restoring...More