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The Citadel, Victoria

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#1 of 19 in Historic Sites in Island of Gozo
Ruin Landmark Must See
Make the climb to the top of Gozo's first fortifications, The Citadel, and take in expansive views of the island and beyond. The walls date back to the Bronze Age, around 1,500 BCE, and since then have been subject to multiple sieges. Walk the full circuit of the ramparts for viewpoints overlooking the island's open countryside and Victoria, Malta, across the water. Several other attractions are housed within, including the Archaeology Museum, the Folklore Museum, the Natural Science Museum, the Old Prisons, and the Gozo Cathederal. Admission to all of these are included with the purchase of a multi-site ticket. Be aware that while the walk is short, it is a steep climb up to the top. Before you head to Victoria, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Victoria trip app , to make sure you see all that Victoria has to offer, including The Citadel.
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  • The Citadel is beautiful, including the walk on the ramparts which allows to have a nice view on the surrounding countryside.
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  • Probably discourages some climb but worth it, whether we go day or night. You can enjoy a beautiful view from different angles and in addition is well lit and well maintained. Not least, it's all free, apart from the old prison building and little else.
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  • Very nice place with beautiful views of the island of gozo. Do end year day but attention at the close of the visit of the Citadel. The walk on the ramparts is very nice.
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  • Lovely little cinema. Films are pretty current. Not too expensive. Usually plenty of seats available. Worth a visit.
  • State of the Art 4K Sony Digital Theatre. I loved the adverts from Pepsi with American Authors and Young Rising Sons, made me feel right at home. Ticket prices are great. Concessions downstairs.
  • Good quality screen and sound, comfortable seating. Recently refurbished in chic retro style. Very attractively priced
  • A good place to wind out while watching a good movie Spotless place
  • It is a great place, not big but really good. The only thing that is lacking is the food/candy part but it compensate with the restaurant that is next door.

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