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Grandmaster's Palace, Valletta
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Walk through the hallways of history at Grandmaster's Palace, completed in 1571, just six years after the Great Siege of Malta. It has served as the island's center of government ever since. First used by the grandmasters of the Order of Malta, then the British governors, the palace houses the office of the President today. The interior is lavishly decorated with paintings, frescoes, suits of armor, and mosaics that celebrate Maltese history and cultural heritage. Stroll through the halls, chambers, and courtyards. Don't miss the armory, perhaps the palace's greatest attraction, which houses an impressive collection of artifacts, including Jean Parisot de Valette's personal armor. The admission fee includes an audio tour. Bear in mind that the palace is a government building and some rooms are not accessible to the public. Arrange your visit to Grandmaster's Palace and discover more family-friendly attractions in Valletta using our Valletta travel itinerary planner.
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  • One of the main visits in Valletta, in a historic building that if same is worthwhile, to learn about the history of the order of Malta, and see the magnificent heraldry.
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  • And the ones that are closed during the Parliament, but went I followed two days two days was closed. Sorry I was expecting. The in lucky you if you open.
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  • You can get a device similar to a mobile phone and press the number of the exhibit you want to learn more information! It is not a big museum but for the price of 6 euro or less if you are a student, ...  more »