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Mellieha Air Raid Shelter, Mellieha

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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Experience what life was like during World War II at Mellieha Air Raid Shelter. Veterans of previous sieges, the Malta islanders manned their defenses during the Axis air raids. To protect the lives of civilians, an intricate system of underground tunnels and rooms was carved into limestone. These shelters are now open to the public. You can see artifacts from the period, such as bullets and gas masks. Guides will provide historical information as you explore. With tiny rooms and narrow corridors, the atmosphere civilians experienced during the raids is preserved for visitors, but it might be uncomfortable for those who are claustrophobic. Put Mellieha Air Raid Shelter and other Mellieha attractions into our Mellieha itinerary builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • enjoyed our vist to the shelters the staff were very helpful , it was a great insite into how people lived during the air raids 
  • This is a very important part of the history of Malta and well worth a visit.The only thin we found was once in the shelter it good do with some easy signage on which way to go. 
  • early centuries and present history period. really enjoyed myself. without touring operation group. Easy access to bus. 
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