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The Citadel, Victoria

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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. Make The Citadel part of your personalized Victoria itinerary using our Victoria vacation generator.
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  • Visited with a tor guide... At break neck speed up the steps so as not to miss anything said.... A very good heart work out so if yours is dodgy take it slower and enjoy the stunning views. Lovely old...  more »
  • We have been in many Malta towers/forts and none so far are done as well as this very large Citadel. It is vey large with several. Muesuems located inside as well as a large church. Super views from t...  more »
  • Great event for anyone who can handle the stairs. Incredible views. Just amazing. Everyone was just taken aback at the beauty of gozo such a high spot. The citadel itself is also pretty cool. There is...  more »
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  • Great movie about Gozo, Gozo 360. Really interesting
  • Amazingly beautiful place. But uou need to visit when it's sunny because you nees to see the sights and the citadel from outside. Heritage pass works for the museum of archeology here as well.
  • Nice little theater, about 5 euro per evening ticket.
  • The cinema is not that big as it has 2 screening rooms with 4k screens also has a great sound system.
  • An relatively small cinima with only 2 screens which are in ultra 4k so amazing video quality and sound isn't bad ider