The best of Birgu walking tour
Together with a professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. You will have a chance to explore the city while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Is it true that Birgu is home to the Inquisitor’s Palace? Did you know that Birgu or Cittá Vittoriosa is one of the oldest cities on the Island, and it played an important role in the Siege of Malta in 1565? What history is hidden in fortified walls? You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, and corners of Birgu. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most out of it!
- Professional local tour guide
- Malta at War Museum Admission Fees
- Malta Maritime Museum Admission Fees
Route & Duration
Notre Dame Gate
The Notre Dame Gate, also known as the Notre Dame de la Grace Gate and several variations. Cottonera Lines' main gate is located in Cottonera, Malta. The gate was erected in the Baroque style in 1675 and is now the headquarters of the historical group Fondazzjoni Wirt Artna.
Malta at War Museum
Malta at War Museum is a museum dedicated to the involvement of Malta in World War II. Amid Couvre Porte Counterguard, the museum is located within a barrack block and a rock-hewn air-raid shelter. Its memorabilia collection includes weapons, uniforms, medals, papers, and other objects. It also includes authentic war film material, such as the 1943 propaganda film Malta G.C.
The Parish Church of the Annunciation of Our Lord, often known as the Annunciation Church, is a Roman Catholic parish church in the Maltese village of Tarxien. Bishop Tomás Gargallo founded it on May 29, 1592. The church was constructed on the site of three separate chapels. It was documented that the building was still ongoing in 1621, and that the architecture was completed in 1627. The church then received substantial structural and architectural renovations in the 18th century, particularly to its front. The church was dedicated on May 8, 1782.
St. Lawrence's Church
St. Lawrence's Church, also known as the Collegiate Church of Saint Lawrence, is a historic church in Birgu, Malta. The church has various works of art, including the main altarpiece by Mattia Preti depicting St Lawrence's martyrdom. Stefano Erardi's paintings Christ the Saviour and The Dead Christ are among the other works of art. The current church structure is recognized on the Maltese Islands' National Inventory of Cultural Property.
Malta Maritime Museum
The Malta Maritime Museum is based in the old Royal Naval Bakery, which was constructed in the 1840s as the Mediterranean Fleet's major bakery. The museum is the largest on the island, with a collection of approximately 20,000 antiquities. Its goal is to depict Malta's marine history from prehistory to the present. The museum depicts this in both a Mediterranean and a global setting.
Near the door of the Inquisitor's Palace (Triq Il-Palazz Ta' L-Isqof, Birgu BRG 1023, Malta) See Map
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.