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Fort St Elmo, Valletta: 4 reviews and 4 photos

  Fort St Elmo
by sandysmith
 
 

Favorite thing: The tip of Valletta was chosen by the Knights as the best place to build the fortress to protect the city. This is the fort which withstood the onslaught of of the Turks in 1565 for 31 days - The Great Siege as it was known. It has a star shaped design and has several watch towers to guard the entrance to both harbours of Valletta.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Feb 28, 2005
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