"Walk the defences" Walls & Defences Tip by leics

Walls & Defences, Valletta: 6 reviews and 21 photos

  Defences facing Sliema
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  • Defences facing Sliema - Valletta
      Defences facing Sliema
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  • View from the defences towards Sliema - Valletta
      View from the defences towards Sliema
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  • From St Michael's Bastion - Valletta
      From St Michael's Bastion
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  • Towards St John Bastion - Valletta
      Towards St John Bastion
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  • Salute Battery - Valletta
      Salute Battery
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Not all of them, unles you really want to......but do walk at least some.

Because apart from being a truly stunning achievement (remember when they were built......in the mid-late 1500s) they do give the most fantastic views across the waters either side of the city.

For those of you with an interest in wars and battles, there are also many remnants of gun emplacements etc from the Second World War. Dont' expect everything to be signed, or informatuion boards to be available.............Valletta has not got there yet (hopefully it will, eventually). So get a good guidebook and/or map so that you have at least some idea of what you are looking at.

I found that the walls to the north (facing Sliema) were generally less visited, for some reason.

Address: All around the city.

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 30, 2009
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