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Citadel, Victoria

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Make the climb to the top of Gozo's first fortifications, 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 Citadel.
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  • One of the oldest fortress cities in the Mediterranean. Military architecture at its best. Fantastic views and great stories to discover at every turn of the winding streets through this fortified...  more »
  • Lovely walk around the Citadel, very picturesque. Reminded me a little bit of Medina. Would return. 👍  more »

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